VIRTUAL: SOLES' 3rd Annual DISJ Showcase

VIRTUAL: SOLES' 3rd Annual DISJ Showcase

Date and Time

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.



5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




SOLES 3rd Annual Diversity, Inclusion, Social Justice Excellence Showcase

As part of the University of San Diego's Research Week, SOLES is hosting the 2020 edition of The Diversity, Inclusion, & Social Justice (DISJ) Showcase on April 22nd, 2020! 

For those interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in SOLES’ DISJ Showcase, please submit your research topic as well as any additional information that would help us better understand what you plan to present by the deadline of April 3rd, 2020. SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL HERE (QUALTRICS)

For those interested in attending

Interested in seeing all of the hard work that SOLES’ is doing? RSVP VIA EVENTBRITE


What is SOLES’ Annual Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Excellence Showcase? 
The University of San Diego celebrates research across the campus with an annual research week. SOLES participates in this event by hosting the Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Excellence Showcase. This is an opportunity for the SOLES community to share the important work they are involved in as it relates to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.  This is across fields of education, counseling, marital and family therapy, and leadership as it relates to inequality, multiculturalism, and historically under-resourced populations.
When is the showcase? 
SOLES’ 3rd Annual Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Excellence Showcase will be on April 22, 2020. Posters will be on display in a single location online for viewing. The interactive poster session will take place via Zoom breakout rooms from 12 - 2 and the student panel will be from 2 - 3. 
Who should present at this showcase? 
Open to SOLES all students, faculty, & staff members
Individual and group projects are welcome! 
If you’re USD affiliated but outside of SOLES and have a project relating to diversity, inclusion, and/or social justice, please contact Kiyonna Navarro
I have never presented research before, is that OK? 
Yes! This is a great opportunity for students to gain experience in their presentation skills in a less formal setting. 
I am an online student, can I participate? 
Yes! Online students are able to participate interactively via Zoom. If you need to pre-record your presentation, please contact Kiyonna Navarro,, to coordinate.
What does my poster need to look like? 
The most common poster type used is the large poster format of 36 x 48”. 
The showcase also features tri-fold posters and slide shows. 
If you have an idea that is not one of the above listed, please contact Kiyonna Navarro. 
Feel free to review USD’s presentation resources
Feel free to review previous examples of posters for inspiration. 
What if I can’t afford to print a poster? 
The SOLES Deans Office has set aside funds to help a few students print their posters to allow participation in the event. Please indicate this on your participation request form to be considered for this benefit.
Can I invite others to come to the showcase?
Definitely! This event is open to the university community as well as the public. Please have your guests register via Eventbrite. 
What does the whole process look like? 
1) Submit the Participation request form by April 3, 2020 which includes an abstract and other information about your project.
2) Register on Eventbrite and invite your advisor, faculty, family, and friends to attend the event.
3) Design your poster.
4) Submit your poster file to Kiyonna Navarro by April 1, 2020. At this time you will find out when your online interactive session will take place
5) Login to Zoom for the interactive portion of the showcase. A schedule of breakout rooms will be shared ahead of time. 
6) The presenters will be split into two groups for presenting to allow for presenters to see each others’ projects
7) Attend the student panel from 2 pm - 3 pm

What is the student panel? 
The student panel is an opportunity for interdisciplinary conversations about a specific topic. Each department will have a student representative to talk about their interdisciplinary experience as it relates to the topic. April 2020's panel topic: Advocacy embedded in research. 
DISJ Showcase Save the Date April 22, 2020 Flyer

This event is open to the public

Post Contact

Kiyonna Navarro