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How to participate:

  • The 2021 Undergraduate Research Conference will be March 26th. All sessions will be recorded for online presentations, with a live Q&A to follow.
  • Review the proposal guidelines on the Resources page to see information for preparing a virtual presentation and criteria for excellent research in presentations, posters, performances, readings, and exhibits. 
  • Submit a proposal online using the link in the AthenaCommons event page.
  • Submission deadline: March 10, 2021 by 5:00 pm.
  • Submission types:
    • Oral Presentation: Have up to 20 minutes to present your research (reading from a paper is recommended). Projectors and laptops will be set up for using visual aids during oral presentations.
    • Poster: Dimensions need to be 4' wide by 3' tall. Find resources for poster design and printing at libguides.muw.edu/researchposter 
    • Art Exhibit: Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if your piece requires special installation.
    • Performance: Have up to 20 minutes to explain research and perform your piece. If your performance requires special set up, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Award categories:
    • Long-term research: Projects that have been active 2 semesters or longer
    • Short-term research: Projects that have been active 1 semester
    • Proposals: Projects that have been researched and designed for future completion

**All proposals are submitted are eligible for a cash prize! For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..