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Senior Design Spring 2014

Detailed Information

May 2, 2014 

 

In addition to completing your senior design, you are required to complete 2 posters, attend Undergraduate Artistry and Research Day, and present a presentation to faculty, staff, judges, and corporate partners of the college. Below are the details of these requirements

 

1.  Senior Design Prep and Career Success Night:  February 6, 2014 EB 354 at 6:00
(Pizza Served)

Your final presentations will be judged by your faculty advisor, corporate judges from industry, and our Alumni Society, ETAS. ETAS hosts this preperation night to prepare you for the presentation. Don't miss this opportunity to get a head start on your competition.

Matt Kroll from ETAS will give you tips on surviving senior design, explain the rubric by which you are judged (remember...winners get money!), and answer your questions.

2.  Open Video Sessions

Practicing your presentations in front of a video camera is a great way to fine tune your communication skills.  We will have 2 videographers available to you during time slots on April 21, 22, 23.  You must sign up for sessions here. You most likely will not be finished with your presentations, but you can still practice parts of the presentations. Groups or individuals will be given cds to take home and critique.

3.  Large Poster

  • Design your large poster by using this template:  Large Poster (Use Conference Poster at bottom of that page)
  • Save it as a PDF or JPG 
  • Copy the URAD form that you registered for URAD with, and also send that to 
  • Submit your poster directly to Graphics at Media Services via email. Make sure to copy Amanda Carrier on that email (acarrier@niu.edu)
  • POSTERS ARE DUE TO HIM BY 4:30 on April 7th, 2014.

4.  Undergraduate Artistry and Research Day: April 22, 2014

All senior design groups should plan on attending UARD to gain exposure and practice. Get all the information you need here. Remember, you need to register before attending. Posters are paid for by the university. 

4.  Small Poster

5.  Presentation Schedule

The official presentation schedule will be updated in April. Check back. 

6.  Senior Design Day

All students, parents, friends, staff, and faculty are invited to view presentations, eat lunch, and celebrate the completion of your undergraduate career. Please be sure to invite guests.