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Undergraduate Research Conference Begins This Week

April 18, 2007

Campus-wide celebration of student research April 20 through April 28

The eighth-annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) begins on Friday. More than 700 UNH students will present the results of their scholarly and creative research projects through posters, oral presentations, demonstrations, and performances at more than 20 events throughout the week.

Highlights of this year’s URC include:

  • The Naked Arts!—Creativity Exposed…Ever wonder about the thought process behind works of art? Come to this enlightening matinee of performance and introspection featuring students from the departments of art, music, and theatre and dance. Hennessy Theatre, Thursday, April 26, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
  • URC Keynote address featuring John McQuaid, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of “Path of Destruction: The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms.” Are we ready for the environmental threats of the 21st century? Find out from John McQuaid. Book signing follows lecture. MUB, Granite State Room, Wednesday, April 25, 8 p.m. Tickets required. Reserve FREE tickets at www.unh.edu/urc
  • The Vice President’s University-wide Symposium, featuring the presentations of hundreds of students from a variety of academic disciplines.MUB, Friday, April 27, 9:30 a.m.-2:25 p.m.
  • The 16th annual COLSA Undergraduate Research Conference, featuring the broad spectrum of student research underway at the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture—from field studies and genomics to developmental and molecular biology. The New England Center, Saturday, April 28, 7:45 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • The 13th-annual Student Composers’ Concert, where graduate and undergraduate composers debut their modern classical works, including compositions for voice, quintet, choir, piano, and other instrumentation. Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center, Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m.
  • The Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Symposium (ISE), showcasing engineering students’ capstone experiments and interdisciplinary science research from departments across campus. Morse Hall atrium, Wednesday, April 25, 2-5 p.m.

For a full list of events and locations visit www.unh.edu/urc.

For more information contact Lynne Cooper in the Office of the Vice President for Research, 2-1997 or lynne.cooper@unh.edu.

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