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List of Summer Events

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Upcoming Event Details

  • All-Program Orientation & Welcome

    Date: Thursday, May 30
    Location: CUE Atrium (2nd floor) and CUE 202

    • 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.: Coffee and light breakfast served. Feel free to mingle and meet people!
    • 9:00 – between 10:30 and 11:00 a.m.: Formal program in CUE 202.

    See the staying connected section below for instructions on how to join our Facebook group and sign up for event reminders delivered to your phone through SMS text messaging.

  • Brown Bags

    Dates: Every Thursday
    Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Location: CUE 512

    At these informal lunch meetings, faculty representatives from each of the summer programs will talk about their research as well as their career path. ALL summer research students are invited to attend – Bring your own lunch.

    Brown Bag Schedule

  • Summer BBQ on the Mall

    Dates: Every Wednesday midday
    Location: Glen Terrell Mall (outside Compton Union Building–the “CUB”)

    Wednesdays on the MallA weekly-rotating lunch menu will offer options including smoked German sausages, ribs, burgers, and veggie burgers. Gluten-free options are available, and cooler drinks and sides of potato salad and cookies are also available separately or in a meal deal. Visit the WSU Dining website for more information.

  • Graduate School Information Session

    Date: June 6
    Time: 2pm 
    Location: TBD

    This session will focus on graduate school opportunities at WSU and the application process.

  • “How to Write an Abstract” Workshop

    Date: July 3
    Time: 11am 
    Location: CUE 202

    Provided training on how to write an effective abstract, which is perhaps the most important yet difficult-to-perfect element of research writing.

  • DEADLINE: Abstracts Due for Summer Poster Symposium

    Date: July 15

    Submission of your abstracts online on or before this date (to be announced) is required if you plan to participate in the poster symposium.

  • “How to Make a Poster” Workshop

    Date: July 22
    Time: 11am 
    Location: CUE 202

    This workshop covers the key elements of an effective research poster and takes you through the process of creating one that represents your efforts well.

    Download 2019 PowerPoint slides

  • DEADLINE: Submit poster for printing

    Date: Monday, July 29 
    Time: by 10:00 a.m.

    To ensure that your poster will be printed in time for the poster symposium and to avoid rush fees, you must have submitted it by this time to the Biomedical Commmunications Unit (BCU) in the College of Veterinary Medicine. See BCU’s policy and payment page for more information on their poster printing turn-around time.

  • Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

    Date: Friday, August 2
    Time: 8:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Location: CUE Atrium

    Symposium schedule

    • 8:15 a.m.: Students hang posters and participate in photo session (s). Students should arrive no later than 8:15 a.m. to hang their posters on assigned display-board spaces; groups will be called for photos
    • 9:00-9:45 a.m. (in nearby CUE 202): Symposium welcoming remarks, featuring keynote speaker
    • 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.*: Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium open to the public
    • 1:00 p.m.: Posters may be removed
    • *11:30 a.m. (in nearby CUE 303): Lunch for presenters only

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How to Stay Informed Over the Summer

Staying Connected

Instructions for Signing Up for the Reminder System

The WSU Summer Research program uses the Remind communication platform to send messages and important reminders to the mobile phones of participating students. You can begin the process of signing up for our Remind community by visiting
On your smart phone, open your web browser and navigate to r m d dot a t slash wsu2019.

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