Undergraduate Research Symposium
10th Annual Mississippi College - Tougaloo College Undergraduate Research Symposium
The Academic Research Committee (ARC) at Mississippi College (MC) and the Tougaloo Council of Undergraduate Research (TCUR) invite undergraduate students from all colleges and universities across the state involved in any type of research in any academic discipline to join us for the Tenth Annual Mississippi College – Tougaloo College Undergraduate Research Symposium.
This year the Symposium will begin on the afternoon of April 4th at 4:00 PM on the campus of Tougaloo College. The symposium will begin with the poster session and a reception.
The symposium will conclude on April 5th with oral presentations at MC beginning in the morning and continuing into the afternoon.
At 11:00 AM on the 5th, there will be a luncheon in Anderson Hall at MC with keynote speaker, Dr. Anne Boettcher, the University Director of Undergraduate Research at the University of South Alabama and a Professor in the Biology Department. Her research interests are in ecological physiology, chemical ecology, and larval ecology. Dr. Boettcher's talk for the luncheon will be "Undergraduate Research: Opening Doors and Windows.
Anyone wishing to attend the luncheon must RSVP by March 22nd by sending an e-mail with "RSVP 10th MC-TC URS luncheon" in the subject line to Dr. David Magers (email@example.com). The cost to attend the luncheon is $10 per person.
The deadline for submitting an abstract or an extended abstract is Thursday, March 7, 2013.
This year awards will be given for both poster and oral presentations in each of the following four categories: Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities and Education. To be eligible for an award, researchers should submit a three-page summary (extended abstract) of their research to firstname.lastname@example.org in Word, WordPerfect, or PDF format in addition to the regular abstract by March 7th.
Please help support undergraduate research at your institution by encouraging students to participate in this symposium. Any questions should be directed to Dr. Magers.
David H. Magers, Ph.D.
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Clinton, MS 39058