Research & Creative Accomplishments Symposium

Research symposiumApril 23, 2015
Barone Campus Center

Sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs

Application deadline: April 8

On April 23, Fairfield University will host a showcase of student work--from traditional research papers and projects to innovative art exhibitions and performances. Students at all levels in all academic disciplines are invited to share their projects with the entire campus community in the Atrium of the Barone Campus Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The entire University community is invited to attend this special event to celebrate our students' academic accomplishments.


Research symposium

To be eligible to participate, students must:

  • Be full- or part-time, currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students at Fairfield University.
  • Have completed their projects under the guidance or supervision of a faculty or staff member.
  • Agree to be present, in person, at the Research & Creative Accomplishments Symposium.
  • Submit an online application before the deadline on April 8.

Application Process

Students must submit an online application. 

Individual application (applications are now closed)

Team application (applications are now closed)

Due to space constraints, poster presentations are strongly encouraged. Funding is available to offset costs of some presentation materials.

Selection Criteria

A committee of faculty and staff will judge submissions, seeking to balance participation across a range of disciplines, class years, and presentation formats.

Symposium Tip Sheet

Please make use of these tips when you submit your application: Symposium Tip Sheet

More OpportunitiesResearch Symposium

‌The 15th Annual Sigma Xi Student Poster Session will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Atrium of the Barone Campus Center, in conjunction with the Research & Creative Accomplishments Symposium. To learn more, refer to the Sigma Xi website to submit your abstract

Students from the School of Nursing will also be exhibiting their Senior Nurses Capstone projects on the same day from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Oak Room of the Barone Campus Center.

On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the Office of Service Learning will host its annual Service Learning Appreciation Event and Student Poster Session from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Kelley Center Presentation Room. For more information visit the Service Learning events page.

The entire University community is invited to attend all of these events.

Students are also invited to submit their work to the online student project directory that highlights accomplishments of students at Fairfield University, or to submit their research papers for a Library Research Prize.


For more information about the Research & Creative Accomplishments Symposium, including questions about online submission of applications, or funding opportunities to offset costs of presentation materials, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at (203) 254-4025.