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All students are invited to participate in Information Science Discovery Day

Posted Sept. 18, 2017
Photo: Tavashia Berry presents her research at the 2016 Discovery Day.

Good presentation skills are a critical for getting a job in today’s market. Employers look for candidates who have previous experience presenting and who are confident discussing research.

Do you need experience presenting and talking about your research? We have an event just for you!

What: Information Science Discovery Day
When: Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, 1 – 4 p.m.
Where: Davis College

Undergraduate students, from all majors, interested in issues involving information science and technology are encouraged to participate in Information Science Discovery Day. Students have the opportunity to write a proposal (abstract), create a research poster, and present their work to judges who are currently working in the field of information and technology.

Students are encouraged to discuss their research ideas and abstracts with their professors. Class projects, internships, work-in-progress research, service-learning/outreach experiences will be considered. Group research projects (three people max) will also be considered. Abstracts will be evaluated based on research topic, methods/procedures, significance, and results/reflection. The top 12 proposals will be accepted and presented on BSIS Day.

Important dates:


Abstract Writing Workshop and sample poster presentation. Not sure how to formalize your ideas? Not sure what a research poster looks like? Come to the workshop for information and feedback on your ideas. Davis 112, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.


Abstracts due. Submit Abstract» 


Notification of acceptances


Research Poster Workshop, Davis 112, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
11/10/2017 Last day to submit your poster to get it printed free of charge
11/17/2017 Information Science Discovery Day