Cascades Research and Scholarship Symposium

11th Annual Cascades Research & Scholarship Symposium

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

  • 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 4 - 7 p.m.

2024 Application Information: Read Before Applying

The 11th Annual Cascades Research & Scholarship Symposium on May 22 is your opportunity to celebrate your achievements in research and scholarship, and share your work with the OSU-Cascades and Bend community. You will have the opportunity to present a poster, oral presentation in the form of a lightning talk or reading, other scholarship or art display, or a combination of these. The poster session is from 4 to 7 p.m., with oral presentations scheduled throughout this time in a neighboring space

In the application you will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Poster/presentation title, abstract, authors, and presenters.
  • Verification that your faculty advisor has approved your application.
  • Name of your faculty advisor and their email.
  • The category your work falls within (e.g., art, engineering, etc.).
  • Funding sources (e.g., Cascades Fellowship, URSA, etc.).
  • Your OSU ID.

Register to present by May 8


Free Printing of Poster Due Date is May 17

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).

Poster Resources

Nominate your mentor for the 2024 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

In 200 words or less, explain how your OSU-Cascades faculty mentor has impacted you and why they deserve the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. The award honors the considerable dedication of faculty who consistently and enthusiastically serve as effective mentors to undergraduate students involved in research and creative projects. A panel of faculty will choose the winner of a $200 cash award, to be announced at the symposium.

Nominations are due May 17, 2024