Program Events

  • Ice Cream Social

    June 4

    Meet fellow students and faculty researchers from around the college. Practice your elevator speech, and learn what types of research, scholarship, and creative works your friends are doing over the summer.

    Ethics of Research

    June 12

    Ever wonder what qualifies as scientific misconduct? An information training on the Responsible Conduct of Research that will prime your research study. The training identifies the basics of research ethics, including case study to learn from.

    Presenter Pizza Lunch Series

    June 21, July 12, and July 26

    Informal gatherings where select student participants will present their research-in-progress. Session will start off with a quick 15–30 minute presentation and then break into delightful discussion (with food!). The variety of subjects and participants will stimulate your thoughts on your field and expose you to new ones, providing exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary exchange.

    Professional Development Events

    June 26 and July 17

    There will be opportunities to grow professionally so that you can stand out in future endeavors, such as applying to graduate school or your dream job. Learn what steps you can take now, and practice throughout the summer to enhance your collaborations. A well-polished resume is critical to getting that interview.

    • Resumes for Jobs and Graduate School Info: bring your resume for professional comments and suggestions or learn about graduate schools and possible next steps (Location TBD)
    • Essentials of Presentations and Posters: learn to organize and present your research with hands-on guidance.

    RESS Cookout

    August 2

    Don’t forget to have fun! Come out to the Oak Grove and relax with fellow students and faculty. Lunch will be provided. Hang out and play games with fellow students and faculty.

    Keynote Speaker and Poster Session

    August 8

    This catered event is where you will present your summer research project and discuss all aspects of your summer adventure with fellow students. Build your academic credentials when you share the strides you made in research, and listen to what other types of exciting research has been done this summer.