Presentation design workshops available to URAD, CES student presenters

URAD judgeNIU’s Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning is offering 10 poster and oral presentation design workshops to assist student presenters in designing their presentations for the seventh annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day (URAD) and the third annual Community Engagement Showcase.

The workshops, which will guide students through the design process, will be held in Altgeld Hall 125.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 24, 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 25, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 29, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 3, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 11, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Monday, March 21, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 23, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, March 29, 10 to 11a.m.
  • Friday, April 1, 3 to 4 p.m.

Students are encouraged to attend one of these workshops to receive constructive feedback on their designs and helpful tips to create effective, well-organized posters and/or oral presentations. The People’s Choice Award is awarded to the poster with the most votes from URAD attendees.

Descriptions of all presentation types and poster templates are also available online.

Online registration is still open. Both registration and abstract submission are due by Friday, March 4. For more information, call (851) 753-8154 or email URAD@niu.edu.

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