April 11, 2018

Presentation registration begins Monday, February 5, 2018, and ends Friday, February 23, 2018.

Registration Process

Oral Presentations

Oral presentations will be given throughout the day beginning at 9:00 AM and end at 5:00 PM.

Located throughout the Kirkhof Center.

Poster Presentations

Posters will be displayed throughout the day beginning at 9:00 AM and ending at 5:00 PM. Student presenters will be available for at least one hour next to the poster.

Located in the Henry Hall Atrium and the Grand River Room of Kirkhof Center.

Panels and Live Performances

There will be Panel Presentations in Kirkhof Center, and Film & Video Presentations displayed in the Mary Idema Pew Library.

Exhibitions of Art

The Mary Idema Pew Library Exhibition Space will host 2-D and 3-D student art April 4-16, 2018.

An artist reception will be held on April 11, 2018 beginning at 4:00 PM.

The wall in the Kirkhof Center Lobby will also have the fishladder exhibit on display.

Schedule Builder

Browse presentations, read abstracts, and create your own personalized schedule.

Visit the Schedule Builder page for more information and to log in.

Abstract Book

SSD 2018 Abstract Book

SSD Lunch: Preparing and Celebrating Graduate School Bound Students

Student Scholars Day is hosting a lunch for GVSU students, and their faculty mentors, who are preparing for graduate school programs. If you have been accepted or applied to a Graduate School program, please join us on April 11, 2018, as we celebrate your work and provide some tips as you prepare.

RSVP by April 4, 2018

We are pleased to welcome a GVSU alumnus as the Keynote speaker: Katherine Coburn. Her talk will focus on her experience, and on advice geared toward students who are about to attend graduate or professional schools.

Katherine Coburn

Katherine Coburn is a graduate student in Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP, M.D./Ph.D. Program) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She is a former hairdresser and transferred to Grand Valley State University from Grand Rapids Community College in 2013. In 2015, she received her B.S. in Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences at Grand Valley State University. She completed the first two years of her medical training in 2017 and now focuses on her research in the rational drug design of small molecule inhibitors for an RNA binding protein. Upon graduation from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, she wishes to pursue residency in radiation oncology with a robust clinical medicine research program.

Research That Relates: Talking About Your Research and Why it Matters

SSD will present a faculty panel presentation from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM. Watch this space for more details as the event draws near.

Panelists: Janet Brashler, Rick Rediske, Michael Scantlebury, Star Swift, and Merritt Taylor
5:00 PM
2204 Pere Marquette, Kirkhof Center


Promotional Materials Request

We can help you get the word out to your students! We would be happy to send you flyers, pluggers, and/or a Power Point file so that you can promote SSD to your student.

Submit your request online.



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