The UO Undergraduate Research Symposium celebrates the remarkable contributions our undergraduates make to research and other creative work in a wide range of disciplines.

The symposium, co-chaired by Kevin Hatfield and Josh Snodgrass, aspires to engage undergraduates in the research mission of the University of Oregon by supporting the creation and dissemination of knowledge, while inspiring younger undergraduates to seek out research opportunities and removing barriers to interdisciplinary education and discourse.

The symposium enables undergraduates to share their ideas, discoveries, and artistic expression with the campus and local community. The symposium invites students to select their preferred style of presentation to best accommodate their projects. Held in the EMU in the mode of an academic conference, the symposium will include poster sessions, oral presentations and exhibition space for performing and fine arts.

The Undergraduate Research Symposium is sponsored by the Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE), the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, University Housing, the Robert D. Clark Honors College, the UO Libraries, the TRIO McNair Scholars Program, and Division of Student Life.

Questions? Please email ugresearch@uoregon.edu. For information from peers about research and how to get involved, please email ASURE at asure@uoregon.edu

Co-chairs Hatfield and Snodgrass

Undergraduate Research Symposium Co-Chairs Kevin Hatfield and Josh Snodgrass. 


Undergraduate Research Symposium Planning Committee

Kevin Hatfield (Co-Chair)
Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Research
Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, History
120 Living Learning Center
Josh Snodgrass (Co-Chair)
Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Research and Distinguished Scholarships
Director, Office of Distinguished Scholarships
Professor, Anthropology
Rachel Bash
Pathway Oregon Advisor, Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success
Jacy Berg
College Events Coordinator, Robert D. Clark Honors College 
Hannah Bishop
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Oregon Institute of Neuroscience
Kyley Brewer (Student Member)
Student Assistant, Academic Residential and Research Initiatives; ASURE Member
Jonathan Cain
Head, Data Services, UO Libraries
Mary Farrington
External Support and Relations Manager, Erb Memorial Union
Adie Fecker (Student Member)
Program Coordinator Associated Students for Undergraduate Research and Engagement (ASURE)
Lara Fernandez
Executive Director, SAIL Program
Daphne Gallagher
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Robert D. Clark Honors College
Barbara Jenkins
Coordinator, UO Libraries Outreach & Special Programs
Psychology, Religious Studies & Judaic Studies Librarian
Jordyn Mascarenas-Wells (Student Member)
Incoming Associate Director, Associated Students of Undergraduate Research and Engagement (ASURE)
Lanch McCormick
Director of Student Engagement, Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement  
Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success
Christabelle Moore
Undergraduate Research Engagement Coordinator, Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement  
Doctoral Student, Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services
Karl Reasoner
Program Manager, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
Research and Innovation
Jessica Winders
Academic Initiatives Program Coordinator, Residence Life/University Housing
Mckenzie Winders
Operation Manager, Student Orientation Programs, Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management