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The Undergraduate Research Symposium is a highlight of our year when we get to shine the light on the inspirational, creative accomplishments of our student scholars in COLS. The day of student presentation features projects in the humanities, natural sciences, math, computing, and the social and behavioral sciences. Students showcase their research through poster and oral presentations during the annual event as a culmination of their research experience.

The Symposium has involved 1,600 students across all COLS majors over its 23-year history.        

May 5, 2023 UGRS submissions are due by April 12  – See below for more deadlines. Opening is scheduled for 1:45 – 2:15 pm. Student poster and oral presentations will begin at 2:30 pm.

  • Abstract Submitted:  By April 12 (200 words or less)
  • Poster Printed:  Before April 28 (recommended)
  • Check-in/Attach Poster:  May 5, 10 am-1 pm
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  • Opening Presentation 1:45 – 2:15 pm. Poster presentations from 2:30 – 4:00 pm and oral presentations from 2:30 – 3:30 pm.

On behalf of the College of Letters and Science, we’d like to invite you to come and see our varied undergraduate presentations for yourself! Our students will share their research on May 5, 2023 in the Chemistry Biology Building. View invite here!

View 2022 Presentations

The 2020 and 2021 COLS Undergraduate Research Symposiums were held virtually.

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