Eighth Annual Undergraduate Symposium Agenda 2018 

Wednesday, May 16

4:00-5:00pm                 Kick-Off Remarks with Paul Peppis, "Humanities Research Matters"

5:00-7:30pm                 Poster Drop-Off (EMU Ballroom Staircase Landing on Main Floor)

Thursday, May 17

9:00am                          Registration/Check-in begins (EMU Ballroom Lobby)

10:00-11:30am             Concurrent Oral Session 1 (Swindells, Cedar, Spruce, Crater Lake South, Maple, Oak)

11:45am-1:15pm          Concurrent Oral Session 2 (Swindells, Cedar, Spruce, Crater Lake South, Maple, Oak)

1:30-3:00pm                  Concurrent Oral Session 3 (Swindells, Cedar, Spruce, Maple, Oak)

                                       Creative Work Session 3 (Redwood Auditorium)

3:15-4:45pm                  Concurrent Oral Session 4 (Spruce, Crater Lake North & South, Maple, Oak)

                                       Creative Work Session 4 (Redwood Auditorium)                 

                                       Academic Residential Community Session 4 (Cedar, Coquille)

                                       Lane Community College Transfer Student Panel Discussion (Swindell's)

5:00-5:30pm                 Reception (Redwood Auditorium) 

Welcome from Undergraduate Research Symposium Co-Chairs Kevin Hatfield and Josh Snodgrass and Mark Carey, Co-Organizer of the Climate Change, Public Lands, and Environmental Justice Mini-Conference; Remarks from Jayanth R. Banavar, Provost and Senior Vice President and David O. Conover, Vice President for Research and Innovation; Student Keynote by Sravya Tadepalli, Majors in Political Science and Journalism; and Presentation of Faculty Mentor Awards

5:30-7:30pm                 Poster Session (Ballroom and Gumwood Room)

Includes posters from Climate, Public Lands, and Environmental Justice Mini-Conference                                      

                                       Academic Residential Community Session 5 (Maple, Oak)

                                       Catering (EMU Ballroom Lobby)

See full program here

General Information

  • Registration: All Undergraduate Symposium presenters will register  at the check-in table located in the EMU Ballroom Lobby on the 2nd floor. Registered presenters will receive an Undergraduate Symposium T-shirt, program book, name badge and ribbon, and venue map. Faculty mentors should also visit the check-in table to receive a program book and mentor name badge and ribbon. 

  • Guests: Presenters are encouraged to invite faculty, family, and friends to attend their oral, poster, or creative work presentations, as well as the Undergraduate Research Symposium catered reception. No guest tickets or registration required.

  • Reception: Recpetions and Opening Remarks will be hosted from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the EMU Redwood Auditorium with catering to follow in the EMU Ballroom Lobby beginning at 5:30pm. 

  • Group Portrait: Undergraduate Symposium presenters are encouraged to participate in a professional group portrait that will be taken in the EMU. Time to be announced. Electronic copies of the photograph will be available for participants on the symposium website.

  • Filmed Interviews: Student may sign-up in advance for a professionally filmed interview about their research or creative work. UO Libraries professional videographers will film and post-produce the videos for presenters.

Please review the rooms available for our presenters. The Eighth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held in the Erb Memorial Union. Poster presenters will be in the EMU ballroom and Gumwood Room. Oral presentation panels, creative works, and Academic Residential Community presntations will be hosted in specific rooms on the first and second floors of the EMU as designted in the official program. 

104   Coquille Room

145   Crater Lake South

146   Crater Lake North

230   Swindells Room                   

231   Cedar Room                          

232   Spruce Room                      

214   Redwood Auditorium 

219   Willow Room

244   EMU Ballroom

240   Oak Room

239   Maple Room

245   Gumwood Room