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2024 Graduate & Honors Research Symposium

March 21-22, 2024

The Graduate & Honors Research Symposium is hosted by the Arts & Sciences Graduate Center and W&M's Charles Center for Academic Excellence. The Symposium will be held in the Sadler Center,  March 21-22, 2024 (Thursday & Friday). This distinctive event encourages interdisciplinary exchange, bringing together students from across Arts & Sciences at William & Mary and other surrounding regional universities.GHRS 2024 theme logo

The theme of this year's Symposium is "Connections," highlighting the interdisciplinarity and relatedness found within our community of researchers.

Check out our past symposia programs to get a sense of the event.

The full GHRS Online Program will be available by early March, with presenter abstracts and more details.

Tentative Schedule of Events (subject to change)

Wednesday, March 20

Thursday, March 21

  • Research Talks, 9:30-4:30 a.m. (1-hour concurrent sessions)
  • Coffee, tea, and snacks available all day
Friday, March 22
  • Research Talks, 9:15-11:30 a.m. (1-hour concurrent sessions)
  • Graduate Award Winners' Panel, 10:30-11:30
  • Honors Thesis in Three event, 11-12
  • Lunch break, 12:00-12:30
  • Research Talks, 12:30-3:00 p.m. (1-hour concurrent sessions)
  • Honors ePoster Sessions, 12:30-3:00 p.m.
  • Poster Session & Networking Reception, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

There are none! Registration fees for this event are being waived for 2024. However, presenters are responsible for any travel-related expenses, as well as costs associated with printing research posters for presentation.

Important Dates:
  • October 17, 2023: First Call for Abstracts.
  • January 15, 2024: Abstract submission deadline at 11:59 p.m. (ET); Award Paper submission deadline, 11:59 p.m. (ET) for graduate student presenters.
  • January 26, 2024: Notification of abstract acceptance/rejection.
  • March 11, 2024: Presenter Registration Deadline.
  • March 21-22, 2024: The Symposium!
Physics students presenting poster 2023 Anu presenting at the podium