Senior Colloquium PSA

Are you a third or fourth year student ready to unveil your best writing or most interesting research project? Submit to this year’s BU Senior Student Colloquium, taking place Monday, April 9th. Work can be presented as a presentation, poster, or any medium most appropriate for the discipline.

The colloquium provides a supportive and scholarly environment for sharing your work while honing academic presentation and discussion skills. It is also an opportunity to share these academic accomplishments with your friends, families, and colleagues.

Student presenters are eligible to receive one of four $240 prizes for the best paper or poster. Research essays may also be entered for the Dean’s Awards for Undergraduate Research Excellence, with awards valued at up to $500.

Submit a proposal that includes the title, brief description presentation, the course number, and instructor for which the paper was prepared. The proposal should also indicate if the submission is for a podium presentation or poster. Podium presentations should be no more than 15 minutes in length. Arts students may submit their proposals to Emily Holland (, and science students to Nicholas Watier (; proposals should be submitted as an email attachment by Wednesday, March 21st, 2018. Any questions regarding the submission or presentation can be directed to the corresponding faculty member.