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Annual Provost’s Student Research & Creative Activities Fall Forum 2018 

Success By the Numbers! Fall Forum 2018 Program

The 5th annual Provost’s Student Research & Creative Activities Fall Forum was hosted on Friday, November 9, 2018 in the Redwood Room, University Union.

At this year's competition, there were 84 posters, with 108 individuals contributing as presenters, and 42 research mentors. Student researchers represented 20 departments and programs across five colleges. The number of posters represents a 20% increase when compared to fall 2017 (70 poster presentations). The event also served 149 student attendees, 51 faculty members, 18 staff and 9 parents/family members of the student presenters. 



The 32nd Annual Student Research Competition, held May 4-5 at the University Union, Sacramento State, was a great event for CSU students presenting their research, scholarship and creative activities. The competition hosted more than 200 oral presentations, which were distributed among 21 sessions. Each session was judged by a panel of jurors and 1st and 2nd place winners were selected for each session. Competition winners were awarded a monetary prize - 1st place winners received $500 and 2nd place winners received $250.

Click here for a complete list of winners.


Sac State Physics Student, Mark Samuel Abbott, Wins 1st Place at CSU Student Research Competition



Sacramento State senior Mark-Samuel Abbott won the Undergraduate Physical and Mathematical Sciences Session – and $500 for his oral presentation, “Optimizing the HH->bbtautau Analysis to Measure the Strength of the Tri-linear Higgs Self-coupling.”







2018 Spring Symposium Winners, March 2018

2018 Spring Symposium Winners


2017 Provost's Student Research Fall Forum

Success By the Numbers!

2017 Fall Forum Program

The 4th annual Provost's Students Research Fall Forum celebrated the research, scholarship and creative activities performed by Sacramento State students and their faculty mentors. This year, we hosted 65 poster presentations (a 27% increase from last year), with +150 individuals as authors and co-authors. Undergraduate and graduate students from all over campus presented their research, scholarship and creative activities. Presenters represented 23 departments & programs from six colleges.  We also had +190 event attendees, including 135 student attendees. 











Photos by Jessica Vernone, Media Specialist, Office of University Communications, and Semarhy Quinones, Director, Student Research Center.  For more pictures, follow us on social media: @SacStateSRC | #SacStateResearch


  • 2017 Fall Forum by the Numbers (November 2017)

  • CSU-LSAMP PROUD (October 2017)

    • CSU-LSAMP PROUD is the annual online publication of the California State University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. This publication features outstanding students from throughout our 23 CSU campuses Alliance, who are being recognized in our new Program Recognizing Outstanding Undergraduate Distinction (PROUD). These PROUD scholars have distinguished themselves in many ways: through their academic achievements, research experiences, service to their campuses and communities, post-graduation achievements, and through their compelling personal stories.
      • See page 40 for Sac State CSU-LSAMP PROUD Scholars


 Last Updated 11/5/17.