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**We are now accepting abstracts for the 2016 Undergraduate Scholarship Book of Abstracts and the 2nd Annual Showcase of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SOURCE). The same abstract submission form, linked below, will be used for both purposes.**

Submissions are due by Friday, March 4, 2016. 

Submission Policy

Any Winthrop undergraduate who has engaged in research (i.e., scholarly or creative activity) between Summer 2015 and Spring 2016, or who has presented or performed his/her work at a professional meeting and/or to the campus community during that time is encouraged to submit. This includes students who have conducted exemplary work in classes with discipline-specific scholarship activities (methods courses, research courses, "traditional" courses with research emphases, etc.). All abstracts must be sponsored by a Winthrop faculty mentor or department chair.


The abstract body (not counting title, authors, etc.) is limited to a maximum of 250 words and should concisely describe the scholarly or creative project. (See your faculty mentor for help writing the abstract.) Please use 12-point Times New Roman font.


The abstract submission form linked below will prompt you to enter the following information:

  1. Abstract title
  2. Names, CWIDs, e-mail addresses, home towns, and expected graduation dates for all contributing undergraduate student authors
  3. Names, e-mail addresses, and academic departments for all faculty mentors
  4. Abstract body (project description), limited to 250 words: Note that we can now accept formatted text (e.g., bold, italics, super- and subscript), as well as symbols.
  5. Additional information specific to your particular abstract (not all will apply to you), including Honors Thesis Committee members, details of course information, conference presentations, publications, scholarships/grants, and/or awards related to the project
  6. Information related to presenting or performing your work on campus at SOURCE on Friday afternoon, April 22, 2016

The link below will take you to our submission site on Digital Commons. Once there, click the "Submit Research" link at the bottom of the lefthand menu. You will be prompted to log in; if you have not submitted anything to Winthrop's Digital Commons before, you will need to create a free account (login and password).

Abstract Submission Form 


The collections of abstracts in our archives represent countless hours of scholarly and creative activity in which students honed their research, creativity, critical thinking, and writing skills and engaged in learning well beyond the classroom.