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Undergraduate Studies | AU Summer Scholars & Artists Fellowship Workshop

Learn More about Summer Scholars & Artists

Advanced undergraduates are invited to be an American University Summer Scholar or Artist for summer 2013. Fellows will be awarded $4,000 to conduct full-time research with a faculty mentor that leads to significant scholarly or creative work. Learn more about the AU Summer Scholars & Artists Program.

Undergraduate Research Workshop 2012

Each year faculty present present a workshop on best practices as part of the AU Summer Scholars and Artists Fellowship program. Topics range from best practices in research and presentation, to faculty mentorship. Videos of the presentations are available below.

Opening Remarks

Michael Manson

Director, University Honors Program


Best Practices

Faculty demonstrate best practices for creating oral, PowerPoint, and/or poster presentations, for representing data, and for writing abstracts.

Robin Chin Roemer

Librarian, School of Communication

Best Practices for Researchers

Jim Lee

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research

Making Good Figures and Maps

Kiho Kim

Department of Environmental Science

What Not to Do When Making a Research Poster

Declan Fahy

School of Communication

Writing a Compelling Abstract


The Office of Merit Awards, faculty mentors and their students talk about establishing mentorships with faculty.

Paula Warrick

Director, Office of Merit Awards

Faculty Mentoring in Undergraduate Research

Jennifer Oetzel

Department of International Buisness

Finding the Right Mentor