Preparing for Intersections

SOURCE works with several campus partners to provide workshops that prepare you for making and presenting your poster and/or slides.  We are grateful to each of these participating campus colleagues for sharing their time and expertise.  Please review the workshop(s) below and attend those that will help you in this important part of your research experience. 

Preparing for Intersections:

Improving Presentations Skills for Poster and Oral Presentations

Friday, November 18th, 3:15 p.m. (Handshake Registration)

This in person session is presented by James Eller, Interim Co-Director of Student Advancement & Academic Resources. If you have questions regarding the workshop please direct them to


The Elevator Pitch Workshop

This in person session is presented by Dr. Barbara Burgess-Van Aken, SAGES Fellow and Dr. William Doll, SAGES Presidential Fellow. This workshop will share valuable advice on explaining complex research as well as strategies for answering questions about your research.

Tuesday, December 6th, 1 - 2:15 p.m. (Register through Campus Groups)

Poster Printing Information - Intersections - December 9 

In additional to the university-wide poster printing services listed below, several academic departments and research centers have poster printing capabilities.  SOURCE recommends that you ask your research mentor if a poster printing service is available to you.  

FedEx Office CWRU

Thwing Center; 11111 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH; EMAIL:; 216-229-2111

Students must email ( your finished PDF no later than 48 hours prior to when you need your poster.  You will be notified by email when your order is completed.  All pricing is good ten days prior to the event and is only available at FedEx Office on Campus. If you have any questions, please email or phone FedEx (above).  Students who need "last minute" printing up to 24 hours in advance will be charged [standard rates].

August Intersections Pricing:

Bond* - 32" x 40" = $21.53, [$26.91]; 40" x 60" = $40.67, [$50.83]

HWC - 32" x 40" = $40.67, [$45.00]; 40" x 60" = $68.00, [$85.00]

*SOURCE recommends the Bond 32" x 40", however, please discuss this with your mentor.

University Student Activities and Leadership

Student Activities and Leadership provides a Poster Printing Service.  Please note that orders must be submitted 72 hours in advance.

Review past presentations

You may find it helpful to view presentations from the May 2022 Virtual Intersections.


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