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The Graduate Exhibition

Graduate Exhibition 2023

A showcase of research and creative scholarship

2021 Graduate Exhibition

The Graduate Exhibition celebrates research and creative scholarship as an integral and exciting part of graduate education at Penn State. Established in 1986, the Graduate Exhibition places special emphasis on communicating research and creative endeavor to a general audience. All Exhibition activities are free and open to the public.

View Graduate Exhibition Videos

The 2023 Graduate Exhibition video gallery is live now through March 24. View the videos here.

2023 Graduate Exhibition Details

All events are free, open to the public, and can be attended without tickets or registration!

  • Performances: March 20, 2023, 7:00 p.m. (The Recital Hall, University Park campus and livestreamed
  • Presentations for research poster, design, and visual arts categories: March 24, 2023, 1-4 p.m. (HUB-Robeson Center, University Park campus)
  • Visual Arts on Display: March 18 – April 1, 2023 (HUB Gallery, HUB-Robeson Center, University Park campus)
  • Videos: Available to view online March 20 - 24, 2023

Exhibition Categories

The Graduate Exhibition features five distinct categories showcasing Penn State graduate students’ research and creative accomplishments:

  • Research Poster Presentations in five broad disciplinary categories:
    • Arts and Humanities
    • Engineering
    • Health and Life Sciences
    • Physical Sciences and Mathematics
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Design
  • Visual Arts
  • Video
  • Performance

Special Awards

  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion Award: The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award is open to any graduate student in any presentation option whose research or creative endeavor is focused on issues relevant to diversity, equity and inclusion in their field.
  • Data Visualization Award: The Data Visualization Award, offered by the University Libraries’ Data Learning Center, is designed to increase digital information literacy by raising awareness of the importance of data visualization and celebrating good examples. All entrants in the Research Poster Presentation category will be considered for this award.

Learn more about Graduate Exhibition categories and awards

Benefits of Being a Student Exhibitor

  • Get professional development experience by presenting your work in clear, comprehensible terms to people outside your field
  • Share your scholarship and creative endeavors with the broader Penn State community
  • Have the opportunity to see yourself as part of the larger community
  • Compete for dozens of cash prizes
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