Centre RICE Symposium Information
Centre College will hold the sixth annual Centre RICE (Research, Internships, and Creative Endeavors) Symposium on April 10-11, 2014.
Sponsored by the Dean, the symposium serves as a venue for Centre students to present the results of their research, internship experiences, and creative activity. The symposium is set up like a typical academic conference—with registration, abstract submission, concurrent paper sessions, and a poster session. Students’ abstracts are published together in a bound program.
We hope you will present your work and attend the symposium to learn about Centre students’ exciting and interesting endeavors. All students, faculty, staff, community members, and prospective students are invited to attend!
Students are encouraged to present some aspect of their academic work in a paper presentation, poster presentation, exhibition, or performance. Faculty-student collaborations and other types of co-authored works are eligible for submission.
Students planning to present their work in a PAPER SESSION (oral/podium presentation) will give a 12-minute talk on their research, internship, or creative endeavor.
Students planning to present their work in the POSTER SESSION (oral poster presentation) will need to fit their work on a 3’ x 4’ (portrait format) poster for mounting on a bulletin board. If you plan to create a poster, please click here for poster making guidelines (PDF).
Students planning to present their ART WORK (or WORKS) will be given space to perform or display their work as appropriate.
Students planning to give a MUSICAL or THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE will be given 12 minutes to enact their work or a segment of their work in a classroom, studio, or performance hall setting as appropriate.
Abstract Submission Deadline: TBA
Studio Artists Submission Deadline: TBA
Each student participant will need to submit a 150-word (maximum) abstract online by March 1 at 11:59 p.m. An abstract is a brief, informative summary of the research paper, internship experience, exhibit, or performance. A research abstract should describe the purpose of the work, data source, methods of analysis, and findings. An internship abstract mentions the company or organization’s name, location, and purpose, as well as the internship position and responsibilities. A creative works abstract should describe the medium, theme, and/or the source(s) of inspiration.
The abstract should be written in clear and simple language that someone without a background in the discipline can understand it. Your abstract will be published online and printed in the program EXACTLY AS IT IS SUBMITTED. Thus, before submitting the abstract, PLEASE PROOFREAD IT CAREFULLY for grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors. Students are encouraged to consult with their faculty mentors on drafting and finalizing their abstracts. For information on how to write an abstract, click here.
Please direct any questions about abstract submissions or the Symposium to Dr. Benjamin Knoll at email@example.com or Dr. Brian Storz at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about submitting works of art, please contact Professor Judith Jia at email@example.com.