10th Annual Cascades Research & Scholarship Symposium

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

  • The Cascades Research & Scholarship Symposium is an annual showcase of student projects and research.
  • Takes place at Edward J. Ray Hall.
  • Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to check out OSU-Cascades projects from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Who can participate?

OSU-Cascades students of all majors. Appropriate projects and research include individual or collaborative work, conducted with faculty or the larger Central Oregon community as class or capstone projects. The Symposium Committee reserves the right to select participants to ensure a diversity of topics, research groups and programs.

Apply Here to Present at the Symposium

The application will close at 5 p.m. on May 10.


When your application is approved, you will be added to a Canvas course with instructions for preparing your presentation.

  • Posters must be 48” x 36” (4’ x 3’) and follow the appropriate template. Typical poster sections include a description/literature review, methodology/process, outcomes/conclusions and impact/next steps.
  • Always include a title, names of group members, faculty mentors, award/grant support and sponsors (this includes URSA Engage and Layman Fellowship).

What should I expect during the symposium?

On May 24, students who have successfully submitted their registration information and printed their poster will arrive at the Ray Hall Atrium (zero level) to hang their poster by 10:30 a.m.  From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., students will give a short presentation and/or answer questions with the campus community.

Poster Resources