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Welcome! Whether this will be your first time or you’ve volunteered before, this is a wonderful opportunity to connect and share your time and expertise with current students.  Every year your invaluable feedback, engagement, and support help our students develop the confidence and skills needed to enhance their educational, scholarly, and career pursuits.

Please Note:  Spelman employees can not serve as a judge; however, we invite you to support the event as a moderator on event day by signing up here.

Please Note:  Judging takes place from 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Submit Judge Application Here


Time Commitment:

Research Day, Friday, April 19, 2024 (All judging takes place between 9 am to 11:30 am)
Virtual Judge Orientation (April 9th @ 12 pm)

Judge needs as of Tuesday, April 2nd

Category Count # of Judges Still Needed 
Art & Visual Culture (AVC) 4
Art History (ART) 2
Biochemistry (BCHE) 0
Biology (BIO) 1
Chemistry (CHE) 1
Comparative Women's Studies (CWS) 0
Computer & Information Sciences (CIS) 0
Dance (DAN) 1
Economics (ECO) 0
Education (EDU) 0
English (ENG) 0
Environmental & Health Sciences (EHS) 6
Environmental Sciences (ENV) 6
Health Sciences (HSC) 0
History (HIS) 0
Innovation Lab (IVL) 3
Interdisciplinary (IND) 2
International Studies (INT) 3
Mathematics (MAT) 0
Music (MUS) 0
Philosophy (PHI), & Religion (REL) 0
Physics (PHY) 2
Political Science (POL) 0
Psychology (PSY) 7
Public Health (PUB) 2
Sociology (SOC) & Anthropology (ANT)  3
Theatre and Performance (THE) 1
World Languages 2


Schedule at a Glance 


Time Event Location
7:30 am 

Check-In & Cont. Breakfast 

Various Locations
8:30 am 

Welcome & Greetings

Cosby Auditorium
9:00 am - 11:15 am Oral Presentations & Performances Various Locations
11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Helene D. Gayle, M.D., MPH, Spelman College President 

Panel Discussion 

Intimate Conversation about what mentorship means:  

Undergraduate Research & Creative Pursuits 

Faculty and Student Panelist (TBD) 

Sisters Chapel

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Lunch Break 

Sponsor's Networking Luncheon 

Presenter & Judges Networking Lunceon

Various Locations

2:00 pm - 4:15 pm Poster Presentations & Exhibits Wellness Center
4:30 pm 

Awards Ceremony & Closing Remarks 

Pamela Scott-Johnson, Ph.D., Provost 

Tasha R. Inniss, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Research 

Brandi Taylor, C’2001, Undergraduate Research & Training Programs Manager, ORIC

Cosby Auditorium 
  Closing Reception (immediately following Awards Ceremony)   


We welcome you to view the variety of presentations from 2023 Research Day.  The virtual projects will provide a glimpse into the variety of disciplines represented. 

Please note:  Judge selections are based on the number of submissions we receive per category.  


Please Note:  Judging takes place from 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Submit Judge Application




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