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Undergraduate Research Showcase Week

Undergraduate Research Showcase Week promotes undergraduate research opportunities and encourages students to engage in undergraduate research.   The week will include seminars,panel discussions, and workshops as well as a research poster display of research and creative projects of undergraduates who recently participated in summer research.  All majors are welcome to attend.  2018 Undergraduate Research Showcase Week will be held in October 2018.  Events are typically held from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.

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Research Poster Display

Posters that showcase the results of undergraduate students' research, scholarly, and creative projects will be on display throughout the UTA Central Library.  Walk through the Library and view the students' research.

Undergraduate Research 101 

Want to learn how you can engage in cutting edge research, what programs are available, funded summer research programs, and more?  Attend the Undergraduate Research 101 seminar.   You’ll learn about opportunities such as the federally funded Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and the Ronald McNair Scholars’ programs, UTA’s UROP program, and if you are awarded work study through the Federal Work Study Program, the Undergraduate Research Assistant Program.  If you are interested in getting started with undergraduate research, you will want to attend!  Presentations held at 11:00 am and repeated at 12:30 pm. 

Undergraduate Research Panel

Hear firsthand from students who have participated in undergraduate research and what they have gained, how it’s prepared them for the future.   Panelists will answer your questions and share their research experiences, tips on competing for research programs and fellowships, and strategies for obtaining the ideal research position.  

Student Poster Presentations

Undergraduate Student Researchers will stand by their posters and answer questions about their research.   Join us, browse through the poster presentations, and ask questions of the students.

Faculty/Student Mixer

This event connects undergraduate students interested in research with faculty who want to engage undergraduates in their research or creative projects. If you would like to meet potential faculty mentors, you will want to attend this event.

            How to prepare:

    • Create or update your resume and bring multiple copies to the event.

    • Prepare questions regarding what type of work the faculty member needs assistance with, the number of hours expected, and the work environment (for example, will you work in a lab where you will be expected to wear long sleeves and closed toe shoes?).

    • Dress business casual and be prepared to articulate your qualifications.