UNI Conferences and Symposiums
CHFA Graduate Student Research Symposium
The College of Humanities and Fine Arts (CHFA) hosts an annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. The symposium highlights top-notch student work at the master's level. It is typically held in the spring semester. Contact Samuel Gladden for more information.
Counselor Education Scholars' Symposium - Graduate Counseling Program
The Graduate Program in Counseling hosts their annual Counselor Education Scholars' Symposium on UNI's campus. The event is sponsored by the Chi Sigma Iota Chapter (CSI) which is the International Counseling Honorary Society at UNI. The symposium is an exit requirement for graduates in the counseling program.
CSBS Student Research Conference
The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) hosts an annual Student Research Conference, typically in the spring semester. This conference features oral and poster presentations by students, as well as a keynote speaker. Information about the conference can be found at http://www.uni.edu/csbs-conference/.
Graduate College Research Symposium
The Graduate Student Research Symposium is annually held in the spring semester in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Poster and oral presentations are given, as well as creative performances. Please visit http://www.grad.uni.edu/symposium/default.aspx for additional information.
Honors Research Conference
Senior honors students and presidential scholars will present their thesis research projects at the annual Honors Research Conference. Additional information can be found at http://www.uni.edu/honors/content/honors-research-day.
Sigma Xi Student Research Conference
The UNI chapter of Sigma Xi has sponsored a student research conference since 1994. The conference is in the form of a poster session and will be judged for the best posters in the graduate and undergraduate categories. All students, undergraduate and graduate, that have been working on a scientific project are invited to present a poster. Please contact Dr. Jean Gerrath with any further information.
Competitions and Awards
Intercollegiate Academics Fund (IAF)
The Intercollegiate Academics Fund (IAF), funded by student fees, supports intercollegiate experiences by reimbursing students for registration fees and travel costs. Specific parameters, guidelines and application forms are available at http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/iaf.
National Student Paper Competition
The Center on Race, Religion, and Urban Life (CORRUL) at Rice University invites all graduate and undergraduate students in the U.S. and worldwide to take part in the National Student Paper Competition. All entrants must conduct scholarly research using the newly released data from the Panel Study of American Religion and Ethnicity (PS-ARE). The PS-ARE website has complete details at http://www.ps-are.org/contest/.