Workshop Series

Symposium 2021 Workshop Series Forthcoming

Highlights from 2020 included:


I. How are Abstracts Used in My Major? Understanding Abstracts in Multiple Disciplines

Monday, January 27th, 3:00-4:00PM, University Hall Suite 1874 (Office of Research & Creative Arts)
Speaker: Elizabeth Wimberly-Young, Associate Director of Student Research

Come visit the Office of Research & Creative Arts for an informal conversation about how abstracts are used in multiple disciplines and for assistance with the Symposium application.

Snacks provided.


II. URS Abstract Overview Workshop: More than a Summary – How to Write an Effective Abstract

Wednesday, February 5th, 12:00-1:00PM, ECC 1857
Speaker: Chelsea Kwan, Graduate Writing Tutor, Academic Resource Center

Lunch Provided: Please RSVP for lunch.

Note: Please bring a draft of your abstract to the workshop.


III. Internal Internships & Finding a Mentor

Monday, March 2nd, 3:00-4:00PM, Ahmanson Auditorium (University Hall 1000)

Speaker: Erica Privott, Assistant Director, Engineering, Science, and Technology Professions, Career and Professional Development

Interested in applying for SURP both don’t have a mentor yet? Then this workshop is for you!


IV. Communicating Your Research Through Visuals: How to Create an Effective Poster

Monday, March 16th, 12:00-1:00pm, McIntosh Center (University Hall, 3999)

Speaker: Alejandra Alarcon, Research Communications Coordinator, Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Lunch Provided: Please RSVP for lunch.


ORCA Drop-In Hours

Need extra one-on-one help with your abstract? We are holding drop-in hours, please feel free to stop by! All drop-in hours will be held in the Office of Research & Creative Arts, UHall 1874.

· Monday, February 3rd, 2:30-4:30pm

· Tuesday, February 4th, 3:00-4:00pm

· Thursday, February 6th, 10:30-11:30am & 2:30-4:30pm