Missouri State University

Graduate CollegeNew and Current Students

Interdisciplinary Forum

The 21st Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Forum will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014.

Share your research and creativity

The Graduate Interdisciplinary Forum showcases graduate student research and creative works through oral, poster and performance presentations.

Presentation categories

You can present your research though an oral presentation, a visual poster or a performance.

Oral presentations

You will have 12 minutes to present followed by three minutes for audience questions.

Poster presentations

  • Category A for projects originating from a thesis
  • Category B for projects originating from seminar papers or other non-thesis sources
  • Category C for projects with multiple student authors


You will have 15 minutes to perform. If your piece is static, consider entering the poster division.


Awards are given within each category of the three presentation divisions. Also, the award winners for Outstanding Graduate Assistants, Graduate Mentor and Graduate Faculty are announced at the forum.

Other involvement opportunities

If you don’t want to present, you can be involved in the forum by: