School of Science, Mathematics and Engineering

Awards for Excellence

The goal of the School of Science, Mathematics and Engineering Symposium is to promote excellence in scientific communication by providing an opportunity for students to practice presenting and writing about scientific and technical concepts.  We strive to create a safe environment where students feel comfortable taking a risk.  Feedback is provided to all participants, with the aim of helping them to improve their technical communication skills.

The Symposium recognizes outstanding scholarship with awards for excellence in scientific communication in the following categories

  • Written Communication
    • Individual Papers
    • Team Papers
    • Faculty Assisted Papers (where faculty provided significant assistance in doing or designing the project described in the paper)
  • Oral Communication
    • Individual Projects
    • Team Projects
    • Faculty Assisted Projects
  • Posters
    • Individual Projects
    • Team Projects
    • Faculty Assisted Projects