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Thanks for the Memories: References and Acknowledgments

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EMS Holds First Undergraduate Poster Exhibition

Materials of fictional superheroes, medical mapping, and the Telica Volcano: all are among the variety of topics covered in the posters presented on December 5, 2012. Penn State‚Äôs College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) held its first undergraduate poster … Continue reading

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Preparing Powerful Posters PowerPoint

Some of you have asked me how can you make a poster that will make the crowd go as wild as they do at a Springsteen concert. This is a tough question, but the answer is in this PowerPoint: Preparing… Continue reading

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FIRST Annual EMS Undergraduate Poster Exhibition Announced

It’s here! New this fall is another opportunity to win cold cash. Plus you’ll gain important skills for your future academic and professional careers. You can enter even if you’re not conducting research in a lab. Experiential learning, creative activity,… Continue reading

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Powerful Poster Presentations: Putting on the Glitz

A quick look at this award winning poster created by Tim Hatlee, a graduate student in meteorology, shows the importance of using graphics, color, and visual hierarchy of text and images to draw in your viewer. GraphicsA scientific poster relies… Continue reading

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Powerful Poster Presentations: Concise and Pretty Text

Picture your poster audience. Cheese cubes and crackers in one hand and a drink in the other as they casually stroll past your poster. What will make them want to stop in front of yours?White space is one answer. If… Continue reading

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Powerful Poster Presentations: The Title

A poster must be visually interesting, aesthetically pleasing, concise, easy to follow, accurate, convey the main points, and establish your credibility as a scientist! And the first step toward accomplishing these goals is to write an effective title. The title… Continue reading

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Powerful Poster Presentations: Design Carefully

This week, meteorology students are attending the American Meteorological Society’s annual conference in New Orleans. Many of them will be presenting scientific posters that took them a lot of time to design. A crucial step in creating a poster is… Continue reading

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Powerful Poster Presentations: Plan Your Message

Today’s topic focuses on what you need to do before you start building your poster: plan!Planning your message for your specific audience and purpose are key concepts for any communication, and especially for effective posters. Begin by asking two questions:… Continue reading

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Powerful Poster Presentations: Follow the Guidelines

Conference planners provide instructions for the exhibits. Read these thoroughly. The general set up is that you’re given a small display area in which to hang your poster. Often the conference will arrange a time you’re on call, usually for… Continue reading

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