Rinella Spring Workshops!

Rinella Center Spring Workshops
In partnership with the Miami University Libraries

Know Your News: Locating Reliable Reporting in the Age of Social Media
March 7, 4-5 p.m. (Shriver 310)

Are you unsure if the news you’re reading on social media is real or fake? Do you wonder where to turn for reliable reporting? 

This workshop has been designed to provide you with resources and strategies for locating and evaluating news sources while attending Miami University, such as:

  • Differentiating between real and fake news
  • Avoiding accidentally citing fake news in your academic writing
  • Finding dependable news resources

A librarian specializing in journalism and mass communication presents this hour-long workshop.

Poster Presentation and Design
April 19, 4-5 p.m. (Shriver 310)

Are you creating a poster for the Undergraduate Research Forum, a conference or a class but are unsure how to get started? Do you wonder what an academic poster is supposed to look like? Nervous about presenting your research? Join us for "Poster Presentation and Design.”

This workshop has been designed to provide you with strategies for the successful design and presentation of your research poster, including:

  • Creating your first research poster 
  • The steps to designing your poster
  • Stress relieving tips for your first poster presentation

A librarian with experience evaluating Undergraduate Research Forum posters and presenters, and a background in teaching best practices for both, hosts this hour-long workshop on strategies for successful poster design and presentation.