Research Appreciation Week Schedule of Events

  • Monday, April 6

    IUP STEM Women’s Summit

    Please note that this event has been postponed due to the restrictions on public events related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

    • 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Elkin Hall Great Room 

    This invitation-only event for current students and alumni of the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics recognizes and celebrates women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. 

    Wednesday, April 8

    IUP Scholars Forum 

    Please note that this event has been canceled due to the restrictions on public events related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

    • 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    • KCAC

    The IUP Scholars Forum provides all undergraduate and graduate students with an opportunity for scholarly development by presenting their original research, scholarly activities, and creative endeavors. Stop by to see the graduate and undergraduate student research posters and presentations. More info can be found on the IUP Scholars Forum website.

    Three-Minute Thesis Final Competition

    Note: This event will be held on virtual platform (Zoom) and will still occur on the above date. 

    • 2:30–3:00 p.m.
    • Online - stay tuned for additional details! 

    The Three-Minute Thesis competition is an event for graduate students to present their original scholarship to a panel of judges in just three minutes with the aid of only one static PowerPoint slide as a visual aid. Watch as the finalists for Three-Minute Thesis compete on stage. 

    Thursday, April 9

    Coffee and Collaborate

    Please note that this event has been canceled due to the restrictions on public events related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

    • 12:30–2:00 p.m.
    • Java City Area, Stapleton Library 

    Scholarly endeavors are more productive and satisfying when you collaborate with partners. Drop by for a few minutes or the entire session and enjoy a cup of coffee, have some snacks, and chat and connect with others interested in research and scholarship. Opportunities to learn more about copyright, author’s rights, and financial support from IUP for scholarly publishing will also be available at this informal networking event. 

    26th Annual Research Awards Reception and Scholars Forum Awards Ceremony

    Please note that this event has been canceled due to the restrictions on public events related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

    • 4:00–6:00 p.m. (remarks and awards at 4:30 p.m.)
    • PNC Conference Room, KCAC

    This invitation-only event recognizes and celebrates outstanding research by faculty and graduate students and commitment to sponsored research by faculty and staff. Additionally, we will be recognizing this year’s IUP Scholars Forum Undergraduate and Graduate award winners!