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Poster Rubric

Posters will be accepted to the Summit and judged for the contest based on the rubrics below.

Posters will be judged by an expert panel for category prizes, and conference attendees will vote to determine the People's Choice Award.

We've provided a sustainability topics list as a reference. Please feel free to use topics from the list, or come up with your own. We look forward to your submissions!

 

 

 

Student Poster Contest Rubric

Sustainability Research

Undergraduate and Graduate research

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Originality and/or creativity
  • Poster design is aesthetically pleasing and easy to follow
  • Concepts are organized and information is clearly stated
  • Content states research question, has thumbnail literature review, sources, methods, findings and conclusion

Green Design

Architectural, interior design, landscape or engineering/technology

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Originality and/or creativity
  • Poster design is aesthetically pleasing and easy to follow
  • Inclusion of green design elements
  • Potential for practical and scalable impact

Sustainability Education & Community Engagement

Community and campus engagement or teaching successes

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Originality and/or creativity
  • Poster design is aesthetically pleasing and easy to follow
  • Potential for practical and scalable impact at the community, campus, student or teaching level

Sustainability In Action

Program, policy or advocacy successes

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Originality and/or creativity
  • Poster design is aesthetically pleasing and easy to follow
  • Program, policy or advocacy work clearly stated
  • Outcomes discussed or lessons learned

Sustainability in Creative Arts & Humanities

Creative writing, dance, music or visual arts

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Originality and/or creativity
  • Poster design is impactful, aesthetically pleasing and easy to follow
  • Poster effectively communicates/documents the creative effort