LAUNCH Professional Development Seminar


Friday, June 11, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 1:15 PM CST | Zoom

Topic Description Presenter Time
Welcome to Texas A&M Explore what resources are available to you this summer at Texas A&M.  LAUNCH: Undergraduate Research 11:00 AM – 11:05 AM
Graduate School & Early Admissions Wanting to further your education? Find out more about Graduate School and the benefits of early admissions. Graduate and Professional School 11:05 AM – 11:25 AM
Clear & Concise Writing Develop your writing style to be clear, concise, accurate, and straightforward. The Texas A&M University Writing Center will share its most valuable tips for undergraduate researchers.  University Writing Center 11:25 AM – 11:45 AM
Copyright Basics Learn why copyright is important for undergraduate researchers. Where and when should you expect to run into copyright rules? What resources are available to you as a student? University Libraries 11:45 AM – 12:05 PM
National Fellowships An overview of national fellowships opportunities for undergraduate researchers. LAUNCH: National Fellowships 12:05 PM – 12:25 PM
BREAK BREAK BREAK 12:25 PM – 12:35 PM
Writing Abstracts Writing effective abstracts is an essential skill for undergraduate researchers. The advice you get from the Texas A&M University Writing Center will help whether you’re writing for a written document, a presentation, or an online database.  University Writing Center 12:35 PM – 12:55 PM
Research Posters & Presentation Skills What makes a good research poster? Knowing a few key points will ease the pressure when you’re preparing for your next poster presentation. University Writing Center 12:55 PM – 1:15 PM