UMD takes great pride in the accomplishments of its undergraduates. Often these efforts are part of our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). However in addition to this formal program, numerous undergraduates pursue independent studies on their own. Almost two decades ago, UMD started a spring showcase so as to afford our undergraduates an opportunity to present, in a public venue, these achievements.
Our 2015 showcase is tentatively scheduled for April 23, 2015 in the Kirby Ballroom. The program, which starts at 12 noon and will continue until 4 pm, will feature both verbal and poster presentations.
All undergraduates who pursued some type of research or artistic project are eligible to participate.
UROP and The Learning Commons
The Learning Commons is here to provide support to you and your faculty mentor to make the most of the UROP experience. With Learning Commons assistance, you can build upon your faculty guidance to create a work that can be a source of pride far into the future.
The Learning Commons can provide:
Writing assistance with the application, the project, or final report
Research assistance from Reference Librarians
Resources from the library, or from other institutions via interlibrary loan
Equipment like cameras and microphones for creating projects
Subject-specific tutors and peer support
On-going preservation of your final report or poster in the library’s d-Commons
Learn more about the Learning Commons, including hours and contact information, here: http://www.d.umn.edu/commons/
Please contact Nancy Burley (726-7103) to receive further instructions.
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