9th Annual Cascades Research & Scholarship Symposium

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

  • The Cascades Research & Scholarship Symposium is an annual showcase of student projects and research.
  • For 2022, we are back to an in-person presentation by our student researchers at the new 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.

What is the submission process?

  • STEP 1 | Registration - Submit project information HERE.
  • STEP 2 | Create and fine-tune your poster using resources found HERE.
  • STEP 3 | Email a PDF of your presentation to events@osucascades.edu; please refer to the "Digital Submission" section HERE.
  • STEP 4 | Submit your poster for printing.

What should I expect during the symposium?

On May 18, 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.


  • 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).
  • Submission requirements can be found HERE.
  • Need more help? Check out How to Make a Poster.