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Dominican Scholarly and Creative Works Conference

This guide provides information about the conference, how to submit presentation abstracts, and tips on how to give a great presentation.

About the Conference

The Dominican University of California Scholarly and Creative Works Conference is an annual one day event honoring undergraduate and graduate students' research and creative works. The event showcases student research papers and posters, creative writing, art work, dance and music performances through presentations to a live audience.

Save the Date!

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Guzman Hall
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dominican University of California

Eligibility to Present

Students eligible​ to present ​are​ those working on their undergraduate or graduate theses/capstone projects (even if it is in the proposal stage), including:

  • students graduating in spring 2018
  • students working on their capstone​ projects​ during their junior year
  • students graduating in December 2018 ​​(present a thesis/project proposal​)​
  • students ​who graduated​​​ in December 2017 ​(​encouraged to return and present on their completed work​)​

2018 Conference Submissions

  • Conference submission must be received by Friday, March 2nd at 5pm
  • Students must submit a presentation description of no more than 300 words. Presentation formats can be research posters or oral presentations
  • Students must have permission from their faculty advisor prior to submitting their presentation description
  • The conference schedule will be posted by April 1st

Final Presentation Submissions (optional)

If you would like to share the full text of your oral or poster presentation online you may send it to  This is highly encouraged but not mandatory.  People may miss your presentation or they may want to go back an look at your poster or read the text of your presentation and view your slides.   Having it in Dominican Scholar is the easiest way to share your materials and increase your professional online presence with a permanent link to your materials.

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