LSU Discover Day Frequently Asked Questions:
What is LSU Discover Day?
LSU Discover Day is a university-wide event for the celebration and promotion of undergraduate student achievement, and provides an opportunity to interact with peers and faculty from across campus working in similar research fields, learn about how research and creativity is conducted in different fields, to prepare for graduate school and employment opportunities, and to develop presentation skills. Through this annual showcase, LSU creates a unique environment for the celebration and promotion of undergraduate student achievement, provides models of exemplary research and creative activities, and helps to improve the state of undergraduate education at LSU.
When is LSU Discover Day 2017?
The 4th annual LSU Discover Day will be held April 4, 2017 in the LSU Student Union from 9 am until 4 pm.
Who can participate in LSU Discover Day?
LSU Discover day is open to any full-time undergraduate students attending a Louisiana university or college. Students must have a graduation date of spring 2017 or later, and must also work with a faculty mentor to be eligible to participate.
What can I present?
You can present a standard poster, oral presentation, art display on any research topic or creative endeavor of your choosing.
How do I apply?
In order to apply you must fill out an online application on LSU Discover’s website (applications for Discover Day 2018 will open in Fall 2017). In addition you must submit an abstract or artist statement, along with contact information for your faculty mentor
Does my project need to be complete in order for me to apply?
No! All you need is an idea, a faculty mentor and an abstract or artist statement to apply. However your research project must be completed by LSU Discover Day (April 4, 2017).
Will there be any prizes awarded?
Yes! LSU Discover will be awarding prizes in the following categories: STEM Disciplines (Posters), Humanities and Arts Disciplines (Artwork and Posters), and Oral Presentations. In order to be eligible for awards, posters and artwork must be submitted to LSU Discover in digital format before the event date.
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