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·      Thursday, April 20th – Research Day Graduate & Career Fair, 11 am -1 pm, Upper Manley (Research Day Sponsors participate and will recruit for internships, jobs, and graduate school

·      Friday, April 21st – Research Day – All-day event, various locations on campus

·      An annual event (34th year) where Spelman students can showcase their scholarly research and creative projects.  All majors are welcome and encouraged to participate

·      Project formats:  oral, poster, performances, and exhibits 

·      Student presenters will be evaluated by non-Spelman evaluators that are paired based on areas of expertise.  

·      Monetary prizes will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place presentations in each category.

·      Works in progress- You do not need a completed project to present.  Showcase the work you have discovered or created thus far.  We want to highlight the process of project development.



·      Submit your Intent to Participate by Wed, Feb. 15th

·      You do not need your abstract or other supporting documents now

·      Attend one of the presenter orientations on Feb. 15th or Feb. 20th (details on event page)

·      Present up to 2 projects.  Students can only win a prize for one presentation. 


What if you are not presenting?

·      Support your fellow Spelmanites presenting

·      Network with graduate and corporate sponsors

·      Find exciting opportunities on campus to get involved with research

·      Giveaways

·      Attend the RD Cookout Celebration on the Oval 


How to stay informed

·      Google Spelman Research Day for event page

·      Please follow @spelmanresearch on IG 

·      Flag emails from researchday@spelman.edu

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