Please join us for the URECA Undergraduate
SAC Gallery, March 31-April 7
Reception: April 8, 4-6pm
*part of the Shirley Strum Kenny Student Arts Festival
Schedule for Celebration -
SAC Ballroom A, 10 -4
CEAS Nanotechnology (SAC 304, 9-10:30 )
CEAS Senior Design (SAC Ballroom B, 2:00-4:00)
Goddard symposium (SAC 305, 2-3)
English (SAC 304, 1:00-2:30)
History (SAC 305, 11-1)
Psychology (SAC 302, 1-2:30)
Celebration of Undergraduate Research & Creativity
April 30, 2014
What is the Celebration?
URECA's Celebration of Undergraduate Research & Creativity is an annual event organized by the URECA Program that showcases undergraduate research and is open to all SBU undergraduates conducting
faculty-mentored research and creative projects. As the only university-wide research
symposium, this event provides a way for faculty and students to see what's going
on in their own and other departments. The success of URECA's Research Celebration
relies on the efforts of faculty who provide time, resources and encouragement
to participate. Students who have done research off campus (e.g. REU or other summer programs) may also present these projects at URECA.
A central part of the Celebration is a large all-day poster session where students present their work to faculty, each other and visitors. The Departments of English, History and Psychology hold concurrent symposia featuring oral presentations; the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences holds a senior design conference featuring talks from selected teams in each of the engineering departments. Together with faculty from the Departments of Art and Music, URECA also sponsors an undergraduate art exhibition at the SAC Gallery; and an undergraduate Musical Celebration(s)/recital(s).
During the Celebration event, the Student Activities Center is filled with student poster presentations, displays, demonstrations, live performances, films, and art exhibits. All are welcome to attend!
How do I get involved?
We encourage you to participate in this event! You'll have a chance to share your work with other members of the university community, and gain important presentation experience. The student participation form (online) can be accessed here.
Are there prizes?
We encourage all students involved in mentored research to participate. The Celebration Event is not judged; some departments choose to sponsor departmental prizes for undergraduate poster and/or oral presentations. Please contact Karen Kernan if your department is interested in sponsoring a competition. If you have questions about the Celebration, please contact Karen Kernan @ 632-7114 or via email.
New for 2014: Sigma Xi is sponsoring a $500 outstanding research prize for a graduating senior/poster presenter at URECA! See >>
Celebration participants get published in the annual
URECA Collected Abstracts!
The URECA Celebration is co-sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Center for Science & Mathematics Education.
Abstract Submission Deadline :
March 31, 2014 APRIL 9 (deadline extended)
Check out Symposium Program 2013 - Map* of SAC Ballroom A (exhibit/poster area)
*posters are arranged alphabetically by department of mentor/last name of presenter
Please submit participation form (email is fine), and follow-up with approved abstract.