Key Dates

September

09/14/17:  RISE Kick Off Meeting, 6:30-7:30pm, 2505 GGB
Thinking about a RISE project or registered already? Come to the Kick Off meeting to learn about the RISE program: benefits, requirements and policies, important logistics, tips on preparing your proposal and other useful information.

09/19/17:  RISE Proposal Submission Deadline
Deadline for students to submit a proposal that outlines their project plan.  Access the Student Workspace to submit a proposal.

October

10/05/17:  RISE Project Planning Workshop, 6:30-7:30pm, 2505 GGB
In surveys, most of the students commented that they had wished that they had better planned their project. We have developed a short workshop focused on planning for RISE projects and tips to reach the key deliverable points. We encourage registered RISE students to come.

November

11/16/17:  Author Workshop, 6:30-7:30pm, 2505 GGB
To help students prepare for MEUS, we developed an Author Workshop. In this workshop, we will cover technical presentations and posters with tips on how to develop a cohesive narrative, clear slides and posters and effective communication. We encourage registered RISE students to attend as they prepare for MEUS. Please visit the Author Guidelines.

11/29/17:  RISE Abstract Submission Deadline
Students are advised that when writing their abstract for their project, to carefully craft it following the stated guidelines, as the abstract will be published to the final online MEUS program as well as the website, which can be viewed by the public. Students can upload their abstract in their Student Workspace.

11/29/17:  MEUS Registration Deadline
We will send an email to registered students when the registration site opens (approximately one week prior to deadline). When registering, students will be asked to confirm their Poster or Presentation Session time, indicate any special requirements, provide their availability for Author Check-In, and RSVP for the celebratory reception.

December

12/05/17:  Author Check-In, 6:30-8:00pm, Location TBD
To ensure that each presentation meets the standards of MEUS, students are required to check in on Tuesday, December 5th to receive feedback on a shortened run through of their presentation. If the provided time does not work with a student's schedule, they are required to reach out to me-aso@umich.edu in advance to find an alternate time. 

12/06/17:  MEUS Presentation PowerPoint Due to ME ASO 
To help the symposium run on time, students are required to submit their MEUS PowerPoint presentation to me-aso@umich.edu the day before the event so that it is ready to go on the computer they will be presenting from during the event. 

12/07/17:  MEUS (ME Undergraduate Symposium), BorgWarner Galleria
MEUS will be held in the BorgWarner Galleria from 9:00am to 4:00pm, concurrent with the Design Expo. To recognize your hard work and efforts, we will be hosting a reception at the end of the MEUS in the BorgWarner Galleria from 4:00pm to 5:00 pm. Please make sure to attend the reception where the best poster/presentations will be awarded.

12/21/17:  Final Paper/Poster Submission Deadline
Deadline for students to post conference paper/poster to the RISE website.  Submit your final paper/poster in your RISE Student Workspace to be archived. It is suggested that students also submit their paper directly to their ME faculty advisor for grading.