Applications for UW System Symposium close on Feb. 21

The Office of Grants & Research and the Office of the Provost encourages you to advertise the following opportunity to your students and their faculty mentors! The 19th Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity will take place Friday, April 24, 2020 at UW-Whitewater. The Office of Grants and Research will be providing transportation for this event and covering the registration fee for selected participants.

The final application deadline is 4:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Applicants must complete the Qualitrics survey in order to be considered as a presenter for this event. Please help us demonstrate the exceptional quality of research conducted by all UW- Green Bay campuses by encouraging your students to apply for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. To apply via Qualtrics survey, please follow the link. For more information about this event please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/research/uw-system-symposium/.

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Tuesday, May 7

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus student research projects will be presented during an annual campus-wide symposium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. The community is invited to view the research and meet with students to ask questions and learn more about the specific projects.

The Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium features posters, oral presentations, creative writing and art work prepared by more than 50 students in a wide variety of academic disciplines including creative writing, geography, biology, chemistry, art, psychology and literature. This year’s event will include projects from students at the Manitowoc Campus, Green Bay Campus and Valders High School.

The symposium provides an opportunity for students to share their work right on campus. “UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus has become a leader in offering its freshman and sophomore students opportunities to pursue undergraduate research,” said Associate Prof. Jessica Van Slooten (English), coordinator of the event. “By participating in the event, students learn to present and explain their findings to others. Engaging students in research early in their college career can lead to many meaningful outcomes.”

The symposium at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus is currently funded through a grant from the UW System. For more information, email vanslooj@uwgb.edu.

Full schedule for URSCA now available

The full schedule for the 18th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) is now available here. Another version of the schedule is also available here. You are also able to download the Sched app and create your own account to make a personalized schedule of events you wish to attend. For more information on using the Sched app, please visit this website. The UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity will be taking place on Friday, April 26, 2019 at UW-Green Bay.

Volunteers needed! UW-Green Bay is hosting URSCA, April 26

UW-Green Bay will host the 18th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) on Friday, April 26, 2019. In year two of serving as hosts, hundreds of students from across the UW System and UW-Green Bay will be presenting their research in all disciplines. Volunteer and check out their presentations throughout the day. Register to volunteer.

Needed! Volunteers for URSCA, April 26

UW-Green Bay will host the 18th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) on Friday, April 26, 2019. In year two of serving as hosts, hundreds of students from across the UW System and UW-Green Bay will be presenting their research in all disciplines. Volunteer and check out their presentations throughout the day. Register to volunteer.

Final reminder: URSCA abstract submissions due this Friday (Mar. 1)

This is a final reminder for the UW-System Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity abstract deadline. Abstract submissions to present at the 2019 UWS URSCA Symposium will close on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019. Interested students must complete an abstract submission. Learn more about the event.

Deadline for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Symposium is March 1

UW-Green Bay will be hosting the 18th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity on Friday, Apr. 26, 2019. Abstract submissions are due on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019 and can be submitted now. This annual event invites undergraduate students to join their peers from other campuses for an opportunity to share research projects to a statewide audience. Students from all academic disciplines present on a wide variety of topics through research poster presentations, oral presentations, gallery exhibits and artistic performances. For those who wish to attend the symposium but are not presenting must register by Monday, Apr. , 2019. Learn more about this event.

Undergraduates (all campuses) can now apply for the Sager Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of emeriti faculty Paul and Thea Sager, UW-Green Bay science undergraduates have an opportunity to compete for a $1,100 scholarship recognizing outstanding scientific research from a classroom or extracurricular academic project. Eligible students must 1) be enrolled as an undergraduate at UW-Green Bay (including branch campuses) seeking a degree in the natural sciences, engineering, or technology; 2) have a minimum 2.75 grade point average; and 3) present a poster at the April 26th symposium. Abstracts for the presentation must be submitted by March 1, 2019. Nominees should have been part of a classroom research exercise, an independent study project, an internship, or related activity. Submissions will be presented and judged at the 18th Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity at UW-Green Bay on Friday, April 26, 2019. Although students from other UW institutions will be participating in symposium, only UW-Green Bay undergraduate students (from any of the four campuses) will be eligible for the Sager Award. Please contact Dr. Robert Howe (hower@uwgb.edu) or Cofrin Center for Biodiversity staff (biodiversity@uwgb.edu) if you have questions about the award and application process.

UW-Green Bay to host 400-plus guests at major UW System undergraduate research event, April 19-20, 2018

GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host the 17th annual University of Wisconsin System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) on Thursday, April 19, 2018 and Friday, April 20. More than 400 young professionals and mentors from 16 UW schools will participate. Events are open to media.

This annual two-day event, which rotates between UW System campuses, allows undergraduate students to join their peers from other campuses for an opportunity to share research projects to a statewide audience. There will be 47 oral presentations, five visual arts and 188 poster presentations. The research presentations are free and open to the public.

Students within all academic disciplines from UW-Green Bay, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Fox Valley, UW-Lacrosse, UW-Manitowoc, UW-Marshfield/Wood County, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Parkside, UW-Platteville, UW-River Falls, UW-Sheboygan, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Superior, UW-Washington County and UW-Whitewater will present on a wide variety of topics. Demonstrations include research poster presentations, oral presentations, gallery exhibits and artistic performances.

The two-day event opens on Thursday, April 19 with Lambeau Field tours for participants. These participant-only events include:

  • 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Registration/Check-in at the Hyatt Regency, Downtown Green Bay
  • 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – Lambeau Field Tours and Titletown District at Lambeau Field
  • 4:30 – 4:45 p.m. – Packers Welcome in the Lambeau Field Atrium
  • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Mixer (Hors d’ oeuvres will be available) at the KI Center, Downtown Green Bay
  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Welcome and Keynote Speaker, Nicholas Carr (collaborative event with UntitledTown) at the KI Center

The event picks up again on Friday, April 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Union, UW-Green Bay. The following is a schedule of presentation sessions that are open to the public:

  • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Poster Session #1
  • 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Concurrent Session #1
  • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Poster Session #2
  • 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Concurrent Session #2

A detailed schedule of events is available, here.

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