Undergraduate Writing Conference
In the fields Fresno State graduates will enter, they will need to communicate complex ideas to diverse audiences. The Undergraduate Writing Conference gives students an opportunity practice this important skill. Students are invited to prepare posters that feature course writing and research they have done in any discipline.
The Spring 2018 Undergraduate Writing Conference will take place on Thursday, May 3 on the 2nd floor of the Henry Madden Library (near Starbucks) from 4 to 5:30 PM.
Friday, April 6: Students will be notified if they have been selected to participate
Friday, April 27: Posters due by 11:59 PM to firstname.lastname@example.org (Posters will be printed at no cost to students by the Fresno State Print Shop. Use this template to create your poster, or your poster may become distorted during printing)
Resources for Students
Sample research posters (from the University of Illinois)
Creating Effective Research Posters (from North Carolina State University)
Designing Conference Posters (from evolutionary biologist Colin Purrington)
Undergraduate Research Paper PrizesWe are pleased to announce the first Undergraduate Research and Writing Prizes generously supported by Credo Reference. The purpose of this award is to recognize exemplary Fresno State undergraduate researchers. Three $100 Best Paper Awards will be presented to undergraduate research papers. Two $100 Best Poster Awards will be presented to poster presentations at the May 3, 2018 Undergraduate Writing Conference.
About the Library's Digital Repository
All work submitted for the Undergraduate Research and Writing Prizes will be considered for publication in Fresno State's Digital Repository (FSDR).
The DR will host an online collection titled Undergraduate Research and Writing Prize Submissions, and submitted papers will be considered to be included in the repository accessible for all to view and read.
For questions about the DR, please contact Tiewei Liu at email@example.com.
Reviewers for Conference Proposals and Best Paper Awards
Jenny Banh, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Asian American Studies
Monique Bell, Assistant Professor of Marketing
Rhett Billen, Assistant Professor of Child, Family, and Consumer Sciences
Rubén Casas, Assistant Professor of English
Carolyn Cusick, Assistant Profesor of Philosophy
Kathleen Godfrey, Professor of English
Loretta Kennedy, Lecturer of English
Peter McDonald, Henry Madden Library Faculty
Tom McNamara, Assistant Professor of English
Ray Pun, Henry Madden Library Faculty
Samer Sarofim, Assistant Professor of Marketing
Dave Tyckoson, Henry Madden Library Faculty