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The 2021 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

Open Invitation:

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.

About CURC

The annual Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase held each April, culminates in an awards ceremony that recognizes all participants and honors award winners from events throughout the year. This juried showcase features outstanding performers from every discipline.

About the Virtual Platform

This year, CURC will once again be virtual. All posters, oral presentations, and art pieces will be showcased via the IPosters platform. Instructions about how to access this platform and showcase will be sent shortly after March 19. To view last year’s virtual symposium, click here.

Registration Opens
Mid-February 2021

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 first and last names of any Co-Presenters.
  • A photo of each presenter

Competition Categories Include:

  • Art Exhibition
  • Oral Presentation (Via Zoom)
  • 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 campuss.

Contact Info

Photo of Raj Trikha

Raj Trikha
CURC Grad Student Coordinator.

Email Phone:

How Are Posters Judged?

Who Does the Judging

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

View Judging Criterea

Volunteer To Be a 2021 CURC Judge

Judges will be asked to evaluate up to 5 CURC posters, art pieces, written works, or oral presentations between April 22 and 26. The deadline to volunteer is March 26 and instructions about judging will be sent in early to mid-April. Sign up! You're going to like what you see.

Sign Up Here

CURC Award Information

Check Out the Awards