Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Student Research Symposium

The 2019 Symposium will be April 11, 2019 from 9:00-1:00 in the Thad Cochran Center.

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 Judges Rubric

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Registration has been extended to February 20, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

2019 Symposium Abstract Book 2019 (PDF)

2019 Symposium Program (PDF)


Each year the Graduate School and the Graduate Student Senate host the Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Student Research Symposium. The symposium provides graduate students with an opportunity to present their research to faculty, staff and students in a competitive environment through oral and poster presentations. The symposium is designed to enhance the scholarly environment for graduate students and highlight the innovative and scholarship being done by Southern Miss graduate students. In addition, the Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year and Graduate Assistant of the Year will be announced.

 poster presentation



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2019 Symposium Winners

2018 Symposium Photos