RAPID CITY, S.D. (Jan. 8, 2014) – The Graduate Student
Society (GSS) will hold its first annual Graduate Poster Fair and Reception
from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, in the Christensen Hall of Fame in the King
Center. The society is currently accepting poster submissions primarily from
students who will be graduating within one year, but the event is open to all
graduate students. Admission is free.
“This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with employers
attending the Spring 2014 SDSM&T Career Fair," said Vinod Amar, president of the GSS. The reception will start at 4
p.m. with a social hour for students and employers, followed by the poster
session at 5 p.m.
Guidelines for the poster are as follows:
- Poster dimensions
should not exceed 4' x 3.5' (48" x 42").
- Poster should
focus on the highlights of the candidate's research and future prospects.
- Details of the
funding agency and references should be clearly cited.
- Easels and
pins/clips will be provided by GSS.
Students may register at https://docs.google.com/a/mines.sdsmt.edu/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AjzPiDiqVPtBdDg3MkFQZk5pdjlxMUY0Ulhwb2N1LVE#gid=0.
Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines &
Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid
City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university
enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a
student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is
$62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sdsmt and on
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