Chemistry Research Fair!
Friday, September 2
2:30pm - 4pm
Integrated Science Center (ISC), Atrium (by Starbucks)

Are you interested in research? Then come to the Chemistry Research Fair!

    Monroe Scholars First-Year Orientation
    Tuesday, September 6
    3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

    Welcome to campus, new Monroe Scholars! Feel free to attend either of the orientations to meet some of your classmates and learn about the program opportunities including funded research, guest speaker series, and more. Snacks provided!

    Tips for Creating a Trifold Research Poster
    Wednesday, September 7
    2pm - 3pm
    Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

    What are the important components to include on your research poster? What design principles should you keep in mind to make sure your content is accessible and interesting to your audience? These questions and many more will be addressed in our session.

      How to Get Involved with Research
      Thursday, September 8
      11am - 12pm
      Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

      Undergraduate research can be done in any major and lead to some amazing opportunities - but how do you get started? Learn more about what undergraduate research entails, how to find a faculty mentor, and what funding opportunities exist. Snacks provided!

        Tips for Creating a Digital Presentation
        Thursday, September 8
        2pm - 3pm
        Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

        How do you structure a 5-slide presentation? What are some good guidelines to keep in mind when presenting your research? 

          Monroe Scholars First-Year Orientation
          Friday, September 9
          11am - 12pm
          Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

          Welcome to campus, new Monroe Scholars! Feel free to attend either of the orientations to meet some of your classmates and learn about the program opportunities including funded research, guest speaker series, and more. Snacks provided!

          Trifold Poster Creation Drop-in Workshop
          Wednesday, September 14
          5pm - 7pm
          Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201
          This event is for students presenting a trifold poster board at the Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium. Bring your board and printouts of your content to this drop-in trifold poster assembly session! 
          How to Get Involved with Research
          Thursday, September 15
          2pm - 3pm
          Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

          Undergraduate research can be done in any major and lead to some amazing opportunities - but how do you get started? Learn more about what undergraduate research entails, how to find a faculty mentor, and what funding opportunities exist. Snacks provided!

            Monroe Scholars Ice Cream Social
            Friday, September 16
            3:30pm - 5:30pm
            Monroe Hall, between Monroe Hall and Blow Hall

            Welcome to campus, Monroe Scholars! Join us outside Monroe Hall to enjoy free treats from an ice cream truck.

            How to Get Involved with Research
            Monday, September 19
            3:30pm - 4:30pm
            Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

            Undergraduate research can be done in any major and lead to some amazing opportunities - but how do you get started? Learn more about what undergraduate research entails, how to find a faculty mentor, and what funding opportunities exist. Snacks provided!

              Tips for Giving an Elevator Speech
              Wednesday, September 21
              11am - 12pm
              Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

              What does it mean to give an "elevator speech/pitch" when showcasing your research poster? How do you condense your research project into a 1-2 minute summary that is interesting and engaging for your audience? 

                Monroe Scholars Enrichment Series: Swem Special Collections with Jay Gaidmore
                Thursday, September 22
                11am - 12pm
                Swem Library, Special Collections

                With Director Jay Gaidmore as your guide, learn about the treasures within Special Collections in Swem Library and how you might be able to use them in your ongoing/future research! 

                Trifold Poster Creation Drop-in Workshop
                Monday, September 26
                5pm - 7pm
                Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201
                This event is for students presenting a trifold poster board at the Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium. Bring your board and printouts of your content to this drop-in trifold poster assembly session! 
                Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium
                Friday, September 30
                10:45am - 4pm
                Swem Library, Read & Relax Room; Botetourt Gallery & Theatre

                Join us for the 2022 Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will showcase hundreds of student projects across diverse disciplines! Free refreshments provided. Open to all.