Poster Session Rubric

Undergraduate Sustainability Research

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Creativity and/or originality
  • Poster design is visually appealing and easy to follow
  • Concepts are organized and information is clearly stated
  • Content states research question, has thumbnail literature review, methods, findings and conclusion

Graduate Sustainability Research

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Creativity and/or originality
  • Poster design is visually appealing and easy to follow
  • Concepts are organized and information is clearly stated
  • Content states research question, has thumbnail literature review, methods, findings and conclusion

Green Design

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Creativity and/or originality
  • Poster design is visually appealing and easy to follow
  • Inclusion of green design elements – including, but not limited to:
    • Utilizing natural or existing setting/land use
    • Water
    • Landscape
    • Building materials
    • Air quality (indoor emissions)
    • Energy efficiency
    • Energy sources
    • Recycling, re-use (materials and/or waste stream)
    • Relationship with the surrounding community, culture
  • Potential for practical and scalable impact at the community, campus, or teaching level

Sustainability Practices

  • Clear link to sustainability
  • Creativity and/or originality
  • Poster design is visually appealing and easy to follow
  • Sustainability topics/issues addressed – including, but not limited to:
    • Land use
    • Water use/water quality
    • Landscaping
    • Building materials
    • Air quality (indoor emissions)
    • Energy efficiency
    • Energy sources
    • Recycling, re-use (materials and/or waste stream)
    • Community Engagement
    • Relationship with the surrounding community, culture
  • Potential for practical and scalable impact at the community, campus, student, or teaching level