Minds@Work Conference:
Celebrating Student Research, Scholarship,
and Creativity

April 25, 2017

3:30 - 9:00 PM, CUB

Our annual conference (formerly the Celebration of Student Research) showcases the many exciting and innovative activities that take place on our campus. Undergraduate and graduate students alike from all disciplines present their research and creative work. From the sciences and humanities, to business, creative arts, and human services, the conference celebrates students' achievements.

Get an insider look at one of last year's undergraduate student research projects from Computer Science and Engineering.

We are glad to address any questions you have or to provide assistance with the conference. Please call the Institute for Public Service and Sponsored Programs at (717) 477-1251 or e-mail the office at psbuch@ship.edu. Please return to this site for periodic updates on the conference.

2016 Minds@Work Conference Features

  • Conference Program

  • 401 student presenters

  • 141 posters presentations (3:30-5 & 6-7:30 CUB MPR)

  • 48 department and student presentations

  • 120 faculty members from 31 departments

  • Kirkland/Spizuoco Memorial Science Lecture: Neil Shubin, "Your Inner Fish", Wednesday, April 20 ~ 7:30 PM, Luhrs Performing arts Center: NEIL SHUBIN is the author of two popular science books, The Universe Within (2013) and the best-selling Your Inner Fish (2008), which was chosen by the National Academy of Sciences as the best book of the year in 2009. Trained at Columbia, Harvard, and the University of California at Berkeley, Shubin is the Robert Bensley Distinguished Service Professor and Associate Dean of Biological Sciences at the University of Chicago. In 2011 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

There is no cost to attend the conference or Neil Shubin's talk.

  • Conference Guidelines:  This document contains the following information.
    • General Guidelines for the day of the conference
    • The Role of the Faculty Mentors
    • Poster Printing Guidelines
    • Poster Preparation and Printing Assistance Info.
      • Funding Support for Poster Printing Costs
    • Oral Presentation Guidelines
    • Department Panel Guidelines
    • Moderator Guidelines
  • Media Services Poster Helpful Hints
  • Registration will open on 1/11/16.
  • Registration Deadline 2/23/16 - Registration for the Minds@Work conference is now CLOSED.

Student Registration Form - Registration for the Minds@Work conference is now CLOSED.  Students can sign up to present a poster, deliver an oral presentation, or present a work of art. If you are signing up to deliver an oral presentation, you should first check with your department to see if they are organizing a session for students speakers.

Faculty Registration Form - Registration for the Minds@Work conference is now CLOSED.  A faculty member can organize a session of student presenters. Faculty have wide flexibility in the type of session they can organize.