CHHS Student Research Symposium

21st Annual College of Health and Human Services Student Research Symposium

Each year the College of Health and Human Services hosts an annual Student Research Symposium that showcases the scholarly work of our undergraduate and graduate students. This research is mentored by faculty members in the various departments of the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS).

The 21st Annual CHHS Student Research Symposium will be held on THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Plaster Student Union Grand Ballroom. This Symposium is open to all graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in programs within the Colleges of Health and Human Services. The purpose of this Symposium is to allow students to present scholarly or creative projects they have been conducting during the past year. Students presenting research projects will be available to discuss their research during the Symposium. The event is free and all CHHS faculty and students are encouraged to attend to learn about current research in the college and to support and encourage the students in their endeavors.

Abstract submission deadline is MONDAY, MARCH 27, BY 11:59 P.M.

There is a 1250 character limit for abstracts. Please make sure that your abstract has been reviewed and approved by your faculty research advisor PRIOR to submission.

Poster fees for the Symposium:

  • Posters (one per abstract, glossy paper with SOME color) will be FREE of charge if submitted to the Dean's Office by THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017. See the chart below for examples of posters that will be free for the Symposium if submitted by THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017.
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Level 1 FREE FREE ≥ 90% 0%
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Level 3 FREE FREE ≥ 50% ≤ 10%
  • Posters submitted to the Dean's Office after the free poster deadline will be subject to normal poster production fees.
  • Extra fees will apply for Level 4 ink. Please see Poster Production website for more information.

The final deadline for turning in posters to be printed by the Dean’s Office is THURSDAY, April 13, 2017.

Submit your poster in PowerPoint with the poster order form by emailing the Dean's Office at The poster must be in final format and utilize the 42" x 56" poster template. No changes will be made by the Dean's Office. Additional information concerning creating a poster is available on the CHHS Poster Production website. You will be notified by the Dean's Office when your poster has been printed and is ready for pick-up. Posters submitted after April 13, 2017 are not guaranteed to be printed by the Dean's Office.

A link to the final 2017 CHHS Student Research Symposium Booklet may be found in the left navigation panel and below: