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College of Social and
Behavioral Sciences - Fall 2013 Poster Symposium
Creative Ideas, Research, and Discoveries
Including contributions from 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, Psychology, School of Communication, Sociology/Social
Work, Sustainable Communities, Woman’s and Gender Studies, and Global Studies
SAVE THE DATE:
1st Annual SBS Poster Symposium will be on Monday, December 9th
the duBois Center (south campus)
PM - 5:30 PM
Join us for the first
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences symposium of undergraduate and
graduate 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 300 posters will
showcase the diversity of students' educational experiences. The Symposium will
highlight students’ participation traditional research activities,
classroom-based scholarly projects, and in service learning and collaborative
Events are free and open
to the public.
Symposium poster presentation schedule
Student poster presenters
will be assigned to present their posters during one of the following sessions:
- Session 1 3:10pm
- Session 2 4:15pm
Students should plan to arrive
20 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 4:15.
Preliminary Poster Positions
Preliminary poster positions are listed in the link to the WORD document below.
SBS Symposium Ballroom Arrangement Presenter Numbers
The information is organized by session and by the last name of the first author. Look up your number by the last name of the first author of your poster. Your assigned number is in the last column.
When you get to the ballroom, the poster boards will be numbered so you can find your correct spot. Please be sure to have already applied Velcro to the back of your poster so it is ready to hang when you arrive. There will be student volunteers to help you locate your poster board if you have trouble finding it.
If your friends submitted their poster late, information regarding their poster board assignment will be emailed separately in the next few days.
Student registration process
Submit your poster online
using this link - https://docs.google.com/a/nau.edu/forms/d/13uK-ooBjspD7LYpPv7B16cE7mYN9MYuW97q9hi8rJJc/viewform
Registration closes at 11:59pm
Wednesday, November 27th.
NOTE: Only the primary author should register; all co-authors are to be
listed by the primary author on the form.
Poster Preparation InformationRead More
It is the responsibility
of participating students to create posters for the poster sessions. Posters
should be designed to be velcroed 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 Information link below for complete details about preparing and
printing a poster.
Download the NAU landscape poster template
Download the NAU portrait poster
Download the CEFNS landscape postertemplate
Download the CEFNS portrait poster
- Posters should be no
larger than 34 inches x 44 inches to fit on the display board; a bit smaller is
- All posters must be
attached to the display board using Velcro. No tri-fold posters are permitted.
- Posters must be readable
from at least four feet away.
- The presentation title
must be at least two inches high.
- Beneath the title, the
name(s) of the student author(s), faculty sponsor, and department/school must
be at least one inch high.
- All source(s) of your
funding should be acknowledged on the poster.
below and on the UG Research Poster Presentation Tips webpage.
- You 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 well!!
- The use of dark
(especially black) solid color backgrounds is strongly discouraged...and
will incur additional charges.
- There are large format
NAU logos to be found at http://www.physics.nau.edu/~anderson/LOGOS/posterlogos.html
- Generally more
graphics/less text is preferable!
Poster Printing OptionsRead More
A. On campus options:
Please contact these
resources ahead of time to ensure scheduling of your print job. If you wait
until the last minute to print your poster you may face unexpected delays and
- Psychology department:
Psychology students have priority, but other students can also print posters
here. Follow all instructions on the Psychology Department poster printing webpage and
contact Janina Burton (3-0654); cost will be $30-$40.
- Geography, Planning and
Recreation department: Students in any department may bring their PPT or PDF to the
GIS computer lab in Bldg #70 (Room 10) to print a poster; paper is NOT
heavy-duty. Cost ~$10 charged directly to student’s account. Contact Kefirstname.lastname@example.org (3-0587) for additional
Dean’s Office: SBS
College students may email a file for their poster in PowerPoint format to email@example.com
with the subject line “poster printing”.
It must be emailed no later than 1 week before the event and after
completion student will be notified through email when the poster can be
retrieved. Posters that are the
incorrect file, corrupted or incorrect in formatting and size will not be
printed and will be the responsibility of the student to correct. When picking up your poster you will be
required to bring a method of payment (credit/debit card or check). Posters are printed on matte coated paper
(this is NOT high quality photo paper).
Cost is $20. If you have
questions, please contact SBS Dean’s office at 3-2672.
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 Parking Map.