At University of the Ozarks, we’ll help you find your passion and develop your skills with a unique liberal arts program that’s equal parts enlightenment and preparation.
The A.R.C.H. (Advanced Research and Creative Highlights) Symposium is a great opportunity for you to showcase your talent, hard work, and proudest moments from projects done both inside and outside of the classroom.
ALL Ozarks students are invited to participate/compete in 3 different events
• Oral Presentations
You have a maximum of 15 minutes to fully present your topic.
• Poster Presentations
Submit a 36” x 48” visual display of your project and present a 3-5 minute overview to judges along with an extended abstract.
• Visual Arts
Submit different artistic and visual displays such as painting, photography, ceramics, video, and more!
Showcase projects and work already completed during your time at Ozarks
• Independent Research
• Organization projects
• Study Abroad
• And more!
In the last three years, we have honored the work of nearly 150 students through the different presentation styles and have awarded nearly $5,500 as a result of the outstanding work of our students.
• Outstanding - $200
Top recognition in Oral Presentations.
• Distinguished - $150
Top recognition in Poster Presentations and Visual Arts.
• Achievement - $100
For deserving students not recognized in Distinguished or Outstanding.
• Merit - $50
For deserving individuals not recognized in another category.
• People’s Choice - $25
Chosen by the audience via surveys.