Minds@Work Conference:

                Celebrating Student Research, Scholarship, and Creativity 

                                                 April 19, 2016

                                             2:00-8:30 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.  Last year over 400 students participated in the conference with posters, oral presentations, panel discussions, and works of art. 

 2015 Conference Information -  

  • 245 Undergraduate Students
  • 48 Graduate Students
  • 101 Poster Presentations (3:30-5 & 6-7:30 CUB MPR)
  • 21 Department and Student Oral Presentations

Keynote Speaker -TBD

Conference Registration Information:

  • Registration will open on 1/11/16.
  • Registration Deadline 2/23/16
  • There is no cost to present and no cost to attend.

Student Registration Form -  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 -  A faculty member can organize a session of student presenters. Faculty have wide flexibility in the type of session they can organize.

Past Conference Programs: 

2015 Minds@Work Program

2014 Celebration of Student Research Conference Program

2013 Celebration of Student Research Conference Program  

2012 Celebration of Student Research Conference Program




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 477-1251 or e-mail the office at psbuch@ship.edu.  Please return to this site for periodic updates on the conference.


Student Research Grant Program Details

Undergraduate Research Grant Program (UGR) 

  • Accepting proposals beginning 9/8/2015
  • Application deadline 10/9/2015 by 5:00 PM
  • Awards announced first week on November 2015

Graduate Research Grant Program (GR)

  • Award funding will be split between semesters 
  • Fall - Accepting Application 9/8/15 thru 12/8/15
  • Spring - Accepting Application 1/19/16 thru 4/19/16
  • Proposals will be accepted until the available funding per semester has been awarded.  

Minds@Work Conference

  • 4/19/2016 - Save the date!
  • Registration opens 1/11/2016
  • Registration deadline 2/23/2016
  • Formerly the Celebration of Student Research Conference


Research Grants 

Institute for Public Service
Old Main 202
Phone: (717) 477-1251
FAX: (717) 477-4053

General Information 

Dr. Marc Renault
SU Council on Student Research
MCT 287
Phone: (717) 477-1234