CNAS Events

Opportunities to present, share and learn

Many opportunities exist for you to get involved outside of the classroom. By attending conferences and lectures, conducting and presenting research, and participating in community events, you expand your knowledge and skill sets and have a great time, too

Student consider a presentation at Undergraduate Research Day

CNAS students work with elementary and junior high students in areas of science

The common area in Temple Hall is a main hub for students to study and relax

CNAS 3 Minute Thesis Competition

CNAS 3 Minute Thesis Competition date for 2022-2023 is Monday, October 24, 3:30-5:30, Meyer Library 101. 

Each student will need to provide two PowerPoint slides, one with the students name, graduate program and presentation title and another to accompany their talk (with no animations).

Students need to email their PowerPoint slides to by a determined date. Slides will be loaded on the computer in the presentation room in preparation for the afternoon session.

Frank Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum

This event allows graduate students to share their research and creative work completed in their graduate programs with students and faculty from campus and other colleges and universities. The IDF includes oral, poster and performance presentations. Forum date is April 29, 2023.

MAKO Undergraduate Mathematics Research Conference

Undergraduates and faculty from Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma are invited to submit papers for presentation at the conference. All papers should discuss material understandable by undergraduates who have completed calculus courses only. 

Ozarks Science and Engineering Fair (OSEF)

OSEF is a regional competition bringing student scientists and engineers together on research projects. It's as an excellent opportunity for students to experience working with local scientists and professionals in science-related fields. 

Pummill Math Relays

For over 40 years, high schoolers have enjoyed these math competitions. They encourage exploration of the MSU campus and allow aspiring math teachers and others the chance to gain valuable resume experience. 

Science Olympiad - Region VII

Hosted by MSU, this tournament is devoted to improving the quality of science education, increasing student interest in science, and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. 

CNAS Undergraduate Research Symposium

This event highlights undergraduate research in biology; chemistry; computer science; geography, geology and planning; hospitality leadership; mathematics; physics, astronomy and materials science; and cooperative engineering. Undergraduate student research posters are displayed, followed by a guest speaker and an awards ceremony. The event will take place April 28, 2023.  Contact your advisor for abstract, poster, and video instructions.

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