A celebration of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative achievements.
Undergraduate students in all areas of study are invited to present their scholarly research and creative work through oral presentations, poster displays, gallery exhibits, or artistic performances.
Entries may be from a class project or assignment, senior thesis or research, an independent study, an internship project or a creative project in studio art, creative writing, music, photography, or theater. The work featured can be presented as an individual or group project.
The 2023 Undergraduate Research Fair Schedule on April 5.
|Creative Writing Presentations by Students||12:15 p.m. to
|Oral Presentations by Student Panels||4:15 p.m. to
|SLC 31 and 32|
|Art and Creative Exhibition||Opens at
5:15 p.m. to
|Research Fair Overview and Welcome Remarks, Student Speakers Awards for Oral Presentations and Information Literacy Awards||6:00 p.m. to
|The View Cafe|
|Poster Judging||6:20 p.m. to
|The View Cafe|
|Visual Arts and Poster Awards and Information Literacy Awards||7:45 p.m.||The View Cafe|
Penn State Scranton Undergraduate Research Fair is supported by funding from the Robert Y. Moffat Family Charitable Trust.
Students may find inspiration in the web showcases from past research fairs.
The participants can select from the four presentation modes listed below. The top presentations will be awarded prizes for the judged presentation modes. In addition, the University Libraries Award recognizes excellence in information literacy.
- Research Poster Presentation
- Judged for projects with less than seven students
- Oral Research Presentation, Judged
- Visual Arts Display, Optionally judged
- Creative Writing, Not judged
Entries must satisfy the ethical principles and established professional norms in the performance of all activities related to scholarship and research, as outlined by the Penn State SARI Program.
Key Deadlines for the Research Fair
- Project Registration opens: February 20, 2023
- Registration deadline for all projects/presentations: March 22, 2023
- Electronic poster submission deadline for research poster presentations: March 29, 2023