INSPIRE Conference

Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors across campus are invited to participate in the 2023 INSPIRE Student Research & Engagement Conference.

April 3-4, 2023 // Rod Library

The conference is an opportunity for students to showcase the wide variety of experiential activities in which they participate inside and outside of the classroom, including: research, internship, volunteer or study abroad experiences, club activities and/or creative performances.

Submissions will open Feb. 22 - March 9.

Note: projects do not have to be completed at time of submission, but students will be asked to provide their abstract.

Questions? Please reach out to our conference co-coordinators Helen Harton and Windee Weiss.

Project Categories


Poster or oral presentation on a research or scholarly project.

Volunteer/Internship Experiences

Poster or oral presentation on a discipline-related volunteer, work or internship experience (e.g., cooperative education, practicum, service learning, study abroad).

‌Club Activities

Student clubs or groups may propose discipline-related activities (e.g., historical re-enactments, project demonstrations, informational workshops) for poster, oral, table or other types of presentations/engagement.

Creative Performances

Individuals or groups of students may do various creative performances, exhibits, or demonstrations (e.g., music, art, improv, dance).