Due Dates for UNM McNair/ROP–
1) Conference Abstract (Due: June 30, 8:00am) (see guidelines below)
2) Draft of Poster (Due: July 17, 8:00am)–send a PDF draft to firstname.lastname@example.org. Poster dimensions: 36″ Height x 48″ Wide (3′ x 4″).
3) Poster Review Session (July 19)–each student will sign up for a 30 min session to receive feedback on poster draft
4) Final draft of Poster (Due: July 24, 8:00am)–send PDF of poster to email@example.com and we will print the poster for you for free and deliver it to UC Berkeley.
Sample Email for setting up a meeting with a faculty member or expressing interest in their graduate program:
Sample Email to Faculty
Questions to ask a professor/graduate program coordinator/graduate student during a campus visit:
STEM Majors Questions link
All Majors Questions to Ask Professors and Grad Students Link
Conference Abstract Guidelines (different than Prime Abstract): First, you must submit the conference abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30, 2017. 2nd, after we review your conference abstract and you make any necessary changes, you will then upload it to the UC Berkeley McNair Conference Website: Link to abstract guidelines and submission
To view examples of conference abstracts (the examples are shorter than the 300 word limit for the UC Berkeley Conference): Abstract Examples (pages 28-69)
Research Poster Guidelines for UC Berkeley Conference:
–IMPORTANT–You must email the conference organizers to let them know you wish to present on both Friday & Saturday July 28 & 29, 2017. The subject line of your email must be : “McNair Symposium Poster Presentation” — In the message please include Name, School, Title of Presentation, and your desire to present on Friday and Saturday.
Email addresses (please send to all 3): email@example.com — firstname.lastname@example.org — email@example.com — firstname.lastname@example.org
—RESEARCH POSTER CHECKLIST: Use this CHECKLIST to make sure your poster meets our standards before submission.
—Examples of McNair Research Posters (warning: keep in mind that some of these
examples do not have all the elements on the checklist above–but yours should):
Poster 1 Poster 2 Poster 3 Poster 4 Poster 5 Poster 6
—Poster Logos (see checklist). To download logos right click on image and chose “save as”: