Undergraduate Symposium records
05.US

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Undergraduate Symposium records
ID
05.US
Date [inclusive]
1980-2011
Extent
2.0 Linear feet 1 record center carton, 1 flat box
Language
English
Abstract
Eastern Michigan University's Undergraduate Symposium is an annual showcase of undergraduate student academic excellence. Students present at the event under the mentorship of faculty sponsors. The Symposium features oral presentations and poster displays on diverse topics of research representing academic disciplines from across the University. The Undergraduate Symposium records include materials used in the planning and publicizing of the Undergraduate Symposiums since 1981and have been divided into three series: Communications, Content, and Programs.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Administrative History

Eastern Michigan University's Undergraduate Symposium is an annual showcase of undergraduate student academic excellence. Students present at the event under the mentorship of faculty sponsors. The Symposium features oral presentations and poster displays on diverse topics of research representing academic disciplines from across the University.

The first symposium was held in 1981, with funding from the Parents' Association and leadership from Ira M. Wheatley, then department head of History and Philosophy. 17 students sponsored by 19 faculty members represented nine departments of the College of Arts and Sciences. Later symposiums added luncheons, keynote speakers, and poster displays by students, and the Colleges of Education, Technology, Business, Health and Human Services have also added participants.

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Scope and Contents

The Undergraduate Symposium records include materials used in the planning and publicizing of the Undergraduate Symposiums since 1981.

The Undergraduate Symposium records have been divided into three series:  Communications,  Content, and  Programs. The  Communications series includes materials published and distributed by the Undergraduate Symposium, including publicity and planning materials, clippings and news releases, pamphlets and newsletters, and memorabilia items. The  Contents series includes materials that were submitted and/or presented at the Undergraduate Symposium. This material is dated from 1980 to 1981, and was part of the first Symposium. The  Programs series includes the finished and bound programs for the symposiums from 1982 to 2011. It should be noted that working copies of the programs are included in the Communications series, as part of the Publicity materials subseries.

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Arrangement of Materials

The Undergraduate Symposium records have been divided into three series:  Communications,  Content, and  Programs.

The Communications series includes materials published and distributed by the Undergraduate Symposium, including publicity and planning materials, clippings and news releases, pamphlets and newsletters, and memorabilia items.

The Contents series includes materials that were submitted and/or presented at the Undergraduate Symposium. This material is dated from 1980 to 1981, and was part of the first Symposium.

The Programs series includes the finished and bound programs for the symposiums from 1982 to 2011. It should be noted that working copies of the programs are included in the Communications series, as part of the Publicity materials subseries.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 January 12

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Revision Description

  2012 March 28

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Congresses and conventions
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University. Dept. of Art
  • Eastern Michigan University. Dept. of Communication and Theatre Arts
  • Michigan State Normal College
  • Undergraduate

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Collection Inventory

Communications 1984-2009 

Scope and Contents

Materials include programs, press releases, newspaper clippings, t-shirts and documents.

Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Eastern Michigan University

News releases 1984-2007 


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Text (32307024766603)   1 1

Newspaper clippings 1989-2009 


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Text (32307024766603)   1 2

Publicity materials 1981-2011 

 1981-2000 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 3

 2002 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 4

 2003 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 5

 2004 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 6

 2005 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 7

 2006 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 8

 2007-2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 9

 2009 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 10

 2010 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 11

 2011 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 12

Newsletters and pamphlets 1988-2008 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 13

T shirts 2001-2003 

Box

 2001 

2

 2002 

2

 2003 

2
Box

Mousepad 2007 

2

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Contents 1980-1981 

Student papers 1980-1981 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 14-15

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Programs 1982-2011 

Scope and Contents

2 Copies

 1982-1990 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 16

 1992-1993 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 17

 1994-1995 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 18

 1996-1997 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 19

 1998-1999 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 20

 2000-2001 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 21

 2002-2003 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 22

 2004-2005 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 23

 2006-2007 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 24

 2008-2009 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 25

 2010-2011 


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Mixed materials (32307024766603)   1 26

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