Creating a Quality Poster

The poster session is required participation and it is designed with the following outcomes: Some suggestions: You can find sample posters (from previous colloquiums) posted in the hallway on the third floor of UW1.

Here is some good advice (from CSS 301) on making a perfect poster.
Now evaluate if you made a good poster as your advisor will be -- Poster Rubric

Suggestions for poster design are given at http://xrds.acm.org/resources/how-to-write-research-poster.cfm.
(Although these suggestions were published for student researchers, many of the ideas are also applicable to your capstone posters.)

Courtesy of the NASA Space Grant Consortium, are two worksheets:

Visit the NASA Space Grant website to learn more about how to create an effective poster presentation.

You do not need to spend money on a poster, but for most students, you'll want to print a nice poster. For a reasonable price, you can get your poster printed at the Office of Research of UWB. The Office of Research also offers poster workshops; see their upcoming events list to see when their next poster workshop is.