NEWS AND EVENTS
Fall 2015 Poster Symposium
will hold the 3rd annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Poster Symposium in Ashurst Hall on Wednesday, December 9th (3-5pm) to showcase
undergraduate and graduate students’ research, service-learning projects,
literature reviews, class products, and more.
Call for submissions closes Monday, November 30, 2015.
We look forward to seeing you there!Read more
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Fall
Sharing Creative Ideas, Research, and
contributions from graduate and undergraduate students in: Anthropology,
Applied Indigenous Studies, the Civic Service Institute, Community, Culture and
Environment, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Ethnic Studies, Geography,
Planning and Recreation, The Institute for Human Development, Political and International
Affairs, Psychological Sciences, School of Communication, Sociology/Social
Work, Sustainable Communities, Woman’s and Gender Studies, and Global Studies
SAVE THE DATE:
- The 3rd Annual Symposium will be on Wednesday,
- At Ashurst Hall (North campus)
- 3:00 PM – 5:00PM
Join us for the third
annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences symposium of scholarly
pursuits. Students from 11 departments and programs will convene to share their
creative discoveries and present in-depth research and scholarly work to their
peers, professors, and the University and Flagstaff communities.
More than 200 posters will
showcase the diversity of students' educational experiences. The symposium will
highlight students’ participation in traditional research activities,
classroom-based scholarly projects, and in service learning and collaborative
Events are free and open
to the public.
Student presenters will
be assigned to present their posters at one of the following sessions:
- Session 1 3:00pm
- Session 2 4:00pm
Students should plan to arrive 10 minutes before their poster
session begins in order to locate their poster board. Posters for the first
session should be positioned by 2:55. Posters for the second session should be
positioned by 4:00.
Submit your poster online using this link http://preview.tinyurl.com/Fall-2015-SBS-Symposium
Registration closes at 11:59 Monday, November
30th. You will be notified about your poster location by Wednesday,
the primary author should register; all co-authors are to be listed by the
primary author on the form.
Poster Preparation Information
It is the responsibility of
participating students to create posters for the poster sessions. Posters
should be designed to be attached using Velcro on a large display board (no
tri-fold poster boards). For consistency and convenience, we recommend that you
download and take advantage of the poster templates provided below. There is a
landscape version and a portrait version with useful tips to help you quickly
create an attractive poster, but we encourage you to be creative as well.
Click on the Poster
Preparation Tips link below for complete details about preparing and printing a
Download the NAU
landscape poster template
Download the NAU
portrait poster template
Download the CEFNS
landscape poster template
Download the CEFNS
portrait poster template
should be no larger than 34 inches x 44 inches to fit on the display board; a
bit smaller is fine.
posters must be attached to the display board using Velcro. No tri-fold posters
must be readable from at least four feet away.
presentation title must be at least two inches high.
the title, the name(s) of the student author(s), faculty sponsor, and
department/school must be at least one inch high.
source(s) of your funding should be acknowledged on the poster.
Information (below and on the UG Research Poster Presentation
should create the poster the size you need (maximum size: 34” x 44”) in
PowerPoint or PDF format. Trying to blow up an 8 ½ x 11 does NOT work!!
use of dark (especially black) solid color backgrounds is strongly
discouraged. Posters using solid dark backgrounds may incur additional charges.
are large format NAU logos to be found at http://nau.edu/marketing/logos/
more graphics/less text is preferable!
sure your poster is sized
properly for printing (e.g.,
34 inches high by 44 inches wide). This is done
Page Setup command in PowerPoint.
conventional fonts, such as Arial, Times
New Roman, etc. This will make
printing faster and more reliable.
the file to be printed a meaningful name
that includes the course,
section, and last name of
the person submitting the print job.
Here is an example of the recommended format: PSY302W – S1 – Goodman
- Regardless of the printing
option you’ve chosen
Psychology, SBS Office
Dean, GIS Lab, commercial printer,
etc.), make sure you understand both the costs of, and time frames
- The normal paper size for printing is 36”
groups will be required to trim the excess paper to meet the 34”
high maximum allowed for
the finished poster’s
- E-mail used
to submit posters should
include contact information
including cell phone
and e-mail address.
responsive to e-mails from the office printing the poster
for your group. Staff may need to
you immediately regarding
A. On-campus options:
of Psychological Sciences (SBS Castro 228): Psychology students may print posters
here. Follow all instructions on the Department of Psychological Sciences
webpage http://nau.edu/SBS/Psych/Degrees-Programs/Undergraduate-Program/Poster-Printing/; cost
will be $25
(no solid color backgrounds; check required for payment) Posters must be
submitted for printing by December 2nd.
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences – Dean’s Office: Visit this link for additional information http://nau.edu/SBS/Student-Resources/Poster-Printing-Options/
- Output: Satin
- Cost: Approximately $25 - $30; high color content or color backgrounds
will be charged at the higher rate. Printing on white background is the least expensive
- Credit/debit card or check required
should be in PowerPoint or PDF format.
PowerPoint format is preferred.
that are in an incorrect file format, corrupted or incorrect in formatting and
size will not be printed. It will be the
responsibility of the student to correct these issues.
- Files should be sent to
- The e-mail should include “Poster
Request” and your e-mail address in the
- Posters must be submitted for
printing by Dec. 2nd.
Requests received after this date will only be accommodated if time
and Recreation department (GIS lab): This printing option is only available
to GPR students.
Students from other departments should
use alternate poster printing options either on or off campus. This is a change in procedures from previous
semesters. GPR Students may bring their
PPT or PDF to the GIS computer lab. Contact Kefirstname.lastname@example.org (3-0587) for
B. Other local poster
Note: Most need 24 hours
notice and prefer PDF format; you will need to pay for the poster at the time
you place your order. Call to obtain more information.
- Kinko’s FedEx: (1423 S. Plaza Way, 779-5159) ~$70 + tax with NAU
- Staple’s: (2625 N. Woodlands Village Blvd., 214-8424) ~$70 + tax
- Print Raven (1300 S. Milton #125, 773-1105) ~$52 (matte) or ~$62
(gloss) + tax
C. Online options:
- www.PosterPresentations.com: Price
varies by size and quality ($45-$65); place order by noon (Pacific time) for
poster to ship out the same business day (cost of shipping depends on delivery
time: $0 - $60).
Click here to see NAU
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