Nominating a Student

Students must be nominated by an instructor, and nominations will undergo a blind review process before acceptance into the Virtual Academic Symposium.

Nominate a Student

Nomination Form & Deadline

Nominations for the 2022 Academic Symposium must be submitted between Monday November 15, 2021 and Friday, February 11, 2022. Submissions will be reviewed the week of February 14th and students will be notified of acceptance on Monday, February 21st. Selected students must formally accept their invitation to present by Friday, February 25, 2022.

This year, the main campus and AOE nomination forms are combined into one form. Nominate a student: Academic Symposium Nomination Form.

Nomination Review Process

Work worthy of inclusion in the Symposium should:
  • Be among the best in its discipline or its course
  • Be completed in Spring 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022
  • Provide a lens for students, faculty, and visitors into the interesting parts of your discipline
  • Involve some degree of collaboration with a faculty mentor
  • Exhibit original inquiry, exploration, or creativity
  • Have IRB approval if the research involves human subjects