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The 2020 CURC showcase is virtual event hosted at: IPosterSessions
Overhead view of CURC Showcase in the LSC Ballroom
The annual CURC Showcase is one of CSU's "Must See" events of the year. Read more at SOURCE


Throughout the year, students enrolled at CSU are invited to participate in a variety of events that recognize and honor their achievements and showcase what they have learned as a result of their scholarly research, scientific inquiry, and/or creative endeavors.

Among the most visible is the annual Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase held each April. Culminating in an awards ceremony that recognizes all participants and honors awards winners from events throughout the year, this juried showcase features outstanding performers from every discipline.

Registration Opens
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Prior to Registering

Please communicate with and get permission from your advisor-mentor(s). An email will be sent to them after your entry has been received.

Include the following with your entry:

  • Your advisor's name and email address.
  • A brief abstract prepared for your project.
  • The names of any Co-Presenters.

Competition Categories Include:

  • Scientific Research Poster
  • Service-Learning Poster
  • Writing Competition

You're Invited to Participate

Participating provides a great opportunity to showcase your accomplishments as well as to observe the work of your fellow undergraduates.

The Only Requirement

You must be enrolled as a CSU undergraduate currently doing or having already completed research or creative work either on or off campus.

Contact Info

Photo of Elizabeth Hale

Elizabeth Hale
Program Coordinator

Johnson Commons, Rm 223
Email Phone:

How Are Posters Judged?

Who Does the Judging

CURC entries are are welcome from any discipline and are judged by faculty, graduate students, and professionals across a wide range of disciplines.

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Volunteer To Be a 2020 CURC Judge

If you have an extra hour or so between 10:30 am and 1:30 pm on Tuesday, April 21, we'd love to have you. You will judge up to 5 CURC posters. Sign up! You're going to like what you see.

Sign Up Here

CURC Award Information

Check Out the Awards