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Symposium of Undergrad. Research and Creative Scholarship

If you are an undergraduate student at UMKC and are interested in presenting your work at the Symposium of Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship, registration materials will be due on Monday, April 3, 2017. Tips on oral PowerPoint and poster presentations are available online, or from

Students are also encouraged to apply to the Social Justice Scholars Award. This award recognizes UMKC students who have produced exciting works of interdisciplinary scholarship and creativity within the scope of their general education curriculum that contribute to and demonstrate active commitment to promoting social justice on our campus and within our greater community. This award is presented in partnership by the Discourse Coordinator, The Chancellor’s Diversity Council, and the Division of Diversity and Inclusion.


Symposium Registration and Abstract Forms
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2017 Symposium of Undergraduate Research  
Thursday, April 20
2:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.
Pierson Auditorium

Awards Ceremony: 6:00 p.m.

Judging of presentations will take place between 2:30 and 4:30. Winners in each division will receive a cash award and certificate of achievement. The 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium will feature presentations by students in seven divisions:

  1. Behavioral and Social Sciences
  2. Biological and Health Sciences
  3. Computing and Engineering
  4. Humanities and Performing Arts
  5. Physical Sciences and Mathematics
  6. KC Works (Interdisciplinary work that engages the local community)


Dr. Jane Greer
106 Cockefair Hall
Department Contacts
Undergraduate Research Advisory Board
Undergraduate Research is a division of Academic Affairs

Important Dates and Deadlines:

March 10, 2017
Deadline for SUROP Applications
Contact Jane Greer for more details.

April 3, 2017
Deadline to Register and Submit Abstracts for 17th Annual Symposium of Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship
Contact Jane Greer for more details.

April 4, 2017
Undergraduate Research Day @ the Capitol
Contact Jane Greer for more details.

April 20, 2017 from 2:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
17th Annual Symposium of Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship
Pierson Auditorium, ASSC
Contact Jane Greer for more details.

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