Entomology Undergraduate Capstone Forum

Spring Semester 2014


The Spring Semester 2014 Undergraduate Capstone Forum is scheduled for Thursday, April 24 (tentatively from 3:15-5:00 pm) in 116 WSLR. Successful completion of the capstone experience, including an oral presentation, and a written summary or poster, is a departmental requirement for graduation. Please see the ENTM 49300 course website and syllabus for further information: https://ag.purdue.edu/entm/pages/entm-493.aspx


  • It is the responsibility of each student to email the title of their capstone presentation to Dr. Richmond no later than March 28th if they intend to make their presentation during Spring Semester 2014. A final schedule for the capstone forum should be available the 12th week of the semester. 


  • Capstone presentations should be limited to 12 minutes with an additional 3 minutes for questions.


  • All students planning to participate in the Spring Semester Capstone Forum should be enrolled in ENTM 49300 during Spring Semester using the course registration number (CRN) of their mentor.  Please consult your capstone mentor for advice on credit hours (1-3).


  • After the written capstone summary or poster has been reviewed and approved by the capstone mentor, it must be uploaded to the ENTM 49300 capstone summary website no later than Friday, May 9th



  • If you have difficulties uploading your summary, please email it to Dr. Richmond


Questions concerning the capstone requirements should be directed to:


Dr. Doug Richmond                                                                                             Dr. Linda Mason
Associate Professor                                                                                           Professor

Department of Entomology                                                                                Department of Entomology

105C SMTH                                                                                                           105B SMTH

Ph: 494-0399                                                                                                       Ph: 494-4586

Email: drichmond@purdue.edu                                                                      Email: lmason@purdue.edu


If you require special technical assistance with AV or computer equipment for your presentation Please contact the AgIT help desk at least one week in advance of the Forum. By default, the capstone forum will be set-up with a computer and LCD projector. Only students with special presentation requirements above and beyond a computer and projector will need to contact AgIT.



Phone: 4-8333

Email: AgITHelp@purdue.edu


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