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Research Week 2025

Presented by the Office of Student Research (OSR) in collaboration with Academic Research and Graduate Studies, CSUSB's Research Week will be held on Monday, April 7th - Friday, April 12th, 2025. Encompassing a week of activities to celebrate the research and scholarly achievements of faculty and students across campus in all disciplines. We invite everyone to attend and see all the amazing things happening on campus. For individual event day information and times, please see the information below. 

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 7th, 2025

Research Week Kickoff

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Coyote Walkway

Description: The Research Week kickoff will feature music, tabling, free swag and an interactive chalk art for all to enjoy as we kick off Research Week 2024! 

Tuesday, April 8th, 2025


Principal Investigator's Reception

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: TBA

Description: The Principal Investigator’s Reception is held to honor faculty and Project Directors engaged in extramural grant activities.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2025


Grad Slam

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: San Manuel Student Union South (SMSU), Theater 

Description: Join the Office of Graduate Studies for our university-wide Grad Slam! Watch as our students present their timely, and provoking graduate work. The catch? They have to do it in three minutes or less to a non-expert audience and a panel of community judges. The winners will be awarded prize money and move on to the CSU-side competition! 

Mellon Mays Keynote Speaker, TBA

Title of Talk: TBA

Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Description: TBA

Thursday, April 11th, 2024

14th Annual "Meeting of the Minds" Student Research Symposium

Time: 10:30am - 5:30pm

Location: SMSU North (Conference Room A-E, 2nd floor) and Center for Global Intelligence (CGI Rooms 111-115)

Description: At the "Meeting of the Minds" Student Research Symposium, CSUSB graduate, undergraduate, and alumni students have the opportunity to showcase their research and creative activities (RSCA) through oral, poster, and creative presentations.

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Keynote Speaker, TBA

Title of Talk: 

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: SMSU N Conference Room A/B (In Person and Virtual via zoom)


FREE Lunch will be provided for those who attend in-person (while supplies last)

Thursday, April 17th, 2025

OSR Recognition Reception and Award Ceremony

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: SMSU South Event Center

Description: This OSR Recognition Reception is held to honor faculty who mentor students and acknowledge the students for their achievements in research and creative activities.