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Research Exhibition Guide: Overview

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What is Research Exhibition?

Research Exhibition is an opportunity for Central Penn Students to show off the research skills they are developing from all the hard work they have been doing in their classes.

For 2023 the Research Exhibition will be held at the Conference Center in ATEC for face-to-face poster presentations on June 8th from 3 - 5 pm. There is also the option to present online either through TEAMS or with VoiceThread.

The top scorers will be announced on June 12th.

Library Director, Margaret Schachte, featured on the Knightly News Podcast to discuss the 2023 Research Exhibition. Give it a listen here.

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Important Dates

For all:

  • April 25th Registration will open. If you are working as a team only one person needs to register but include the names of the other team members. If you are doing multiple presentations (doing this for multiple classes) please register for each presentation. We rely on the registered entries to plan. 
  • June 4th Registration will close.
  • June 12th Top Scorers announced

For Poster (in-person) presentations:

  • June 7th by 5pm, for poster participants, this is the last day to have items printed out in color. Email your documents to Also poster Build all day in the library. We'll have poster boards and supplies.
  • June 8th posters presented in the Conference Center in ATEC 3-5pm. Please arrive by 2:45pm for your table assignment.


For Virtual submissions using Teams:

  • Arrange with the Library to schedule your Teams presentation prior to May 31st.

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Contact the Library

The Library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,  & Friday from 10AM - 5PM and Wednesday from 1PM - 8PM.

If you need help from the librarian or need to access the library resources outside of those hours let us know!

Call or text 717-728-2500 or email to make an appointment.

Remember the Learning Hub is also open with lots of great faculty and staff willing to help with tutoring, advising, and general questions.