The annual campus Undergraduate Research Symposium is held during the spring semester and is open to any student conducting research or scholarly work with Penn State Hazleton faculty.
The categories are: arts, humanities and social sciences, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
2023 Undergraduate Research Symposium
The Undergraduate Research symposium at Penn State Hazleton will take place from April 3 to April 7. Posters will be on display on the first floor of Lofstrom Library all week, with a judging session to take place in the library on Thursday, April 6.
Awards will be presented on Friday, April 7.
- Abstract submission deadline: March 25
- Poster submission deadline for in-house print: March 27
- Symposium: April 3 to April 7
- Judging Day: April 6
- Awards Ceremony: April 7
Scholarship and Research Integrity (SARI) Training
All undergraduate researchers who plan to present their research at meetings or publish their research in any form are required to complete online SARI training. This is a University requirement. For instructions on how to access the online training, and for guidance for what to complete, please see "SARI instructions" below. All students who wish to present at the Penn State Hazleton Research Symposium must complete this training and provide proof of successful completion when registering. Please talk to your faculty adviser with questions or contact Chris Goguen at [email protected].
How to Prepare an Abstract
All students conducting research or scholarly work with faculty of Penn State Hazleton are encouraged to present their work in poster form. This includes students from University Park who have worked with or are currently working with Hazleton faculty. Student projects done at University Park with University Park faculty are NOT ELIGIBLE for the awards given out. Students with winning poster presentations will receive awards at a presentation during the week after the symposium.
- Undergraduate Research Symposium judging rubric to be shared soon.
Information Literacy Award
Students can elect to compete for the University Libraries' Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy Award. Students interested in competing should produce a separate printed document that will be hung next to their poster. The document should include a list of references and a brief explanation (few sentences at most) of how each reference supported the work. For more information, please inquire at the main desk of Lofstrom Library.