First Year Research Experience (FYRE) Panels

The First Year Research Experience (FYRE) panels feature oral presentations by freshman students who have completed research-based projects in any 1000-level course including the following: RHET 1020, Pathways 1, Pathways 2, Scientific Thinking, Philosophical Thinking, Seminar 1023, Seminar 1099, Seminar 1110 or any other 1000-level course.

  • All students with 45 credit hours or below who have completed research at the freshman level.
  • Clear research purpose, with well-articulated research question.
  • Appropriateness of method to research question.
  • Persuasive, logically-organized, adequately-supported research argument.
  • Sound conclusion that offers an insight or original contribution.
  • Citation of sources.

Deadline for Submissions

  • March 10, 2018

Proposal Evaluation

  • Applications will be evaluated by the FYRE Evaluation Committee.