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Graduate Student Society now accepting entries for Poster Fair & Reception
Release Date Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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


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