Introducing GradShow!

Okay, so what is this?

This is a showcase of research and creativity - a one-day conference for you to present your work and talents, to connect with other graduate students and faculty at CSU, learn about other disciplines and gain conference experience.

Nice! How can I participate?

Interdisciplinary collaboration is the new frontier of career success. All graduate students involved in research or creativity are encouraged to participate. Proposal submission will open in August 2016.

Cash awards?!

In addition to the the wonderful experience gained, your work will be entered into an award contest with cash prizes. Over $15,000 was given as awards in Fall 2015! Brought to you by the Graduate School and the Vice President for Research Office.

Advance to Other Competitions!

Top qualifiers will be invited to participate in the 3 Minute Challenge where top contestants will become VPR Fellows and have access to travel scholarships, mentoring and professional development.

Submission categories. Cash Awards!

Science Poster

Research, Scholarship, and Entrepreneurship Submissions

Research, scholarship, and entrepreneurship submissions are presented in a poster format and include both qualitative and quantitative research projects that employ the scientific method (e.g., an experiment, survey, program review/development) and/or are based on published scholarly work (e.g., a literature review, translation).

What does a research, scholarship, and/or entrepreneurship submission look like?

What does a scholarly poster look like?

Paint brush pallete

Visual/Performing Arts Submissions

Visual Arts submissions include ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, print-making, crafts, photography, textiles etc.

Performing Arts submissions include dance, music, opera, spoken word, readings of poetry, lecture recitals, pedagogical presentation of performing arts work, etc.

What does a visual/performing arts submission look like?