Symposium for Undergraduate Research at Georgetown

Symposium for Undergraduate Research at Georgetown The Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual interdisciplinary symposium for undergraduate students at Georgetown.

09/19/2016

We regret that there was no symposium in spring 2016, but planning is already underway for a refreshed undergraduate research symposium in April 2017. If you are interested in helping, please email [email protected]

The Symposium today was a success! Thank you to everyone who came, and of course to our amazing committee. After a hecti...
04/05/2014
Symposium 2014

The Symposium today was a success! Thank you to everyone who came, and of course to our amazing committee. After a hectic but inspiring day, now it's time for round 2: tomorrow we have 18 panels on all kinds of subjects (11am-noon, 1:30pm-2:30), and 4 student keynotes on international politics, health policy, theater, and urban planning (2:45pm, ICC auditorium). Stop by ICC tomorrow for any or all events that interest you. http://guurs.wordpress.com/symposium-2014/

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place on campus on April 4-5, 2014. The symposium will include both panel and poster presen...

04/04/2014

The Symposium starts tomorrow! Poster sessions will take place throughout Healy Hall between 11:45 and 3:15. Our keynote speaker journalist and author Arthur Allen will give a talk titled "Under the Microscope: Seeing Facts in Science and Journalism" in Riggs Library from 1pm to 2pm. Friday's events are open to everyone!

This weekend's schedule:
04/02/2014
Schedule of Events

This weekend's schedule:

The tentative schedule for this year's Symposium is as follows. Please note that exact times and events are subject to change. Friday, April 4, 2014 11:15 am Check-in ...

Check out our eighth student spotlight. See her and all of our featured researches present at the 2nd annual research sy...
04/02/2014
Student Spotlight: Allie Van Dine

Check out our eighth student spotlight. See her and all of our featured researches present at the 2nd annual research symposium, this Friday and Saturday!

Our eighth student spotlight features Allie Van Dine, who is a member of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2014 majoring in International Politics. Her research focuses on nuc...

Read about our feature in The Voice! http://georgetownvoice.com/2014/03/27/provost-promotes-student-research/
04/01/2014
Provost promotes student research | The Georgetown VoiceThe Georgetown Voice

Read about our feature in The Voice! http://georgetownvoice.com/2014/03/27/provost-promotes-student-research/

In an effort to cultivate student interest in undergraduate research, the Walsh Exchange, the Carroll Round, the School of Nursing and Health Studies Undergraduate Research Conference, and the Undergraduate Research Symposium will be consolidated into “Research Week,” which will run from March 29 to...

The website has been updated with this year's panels, posters, and student keynotes. Learn more about what you will hear...
04/01/2014
Symposium 2014

The website has been updated with this year's panels, posters, and student keynotes. Learn more about what you will hear this weekend and get excited for URS 2014!

http://guurs.wordpress.com/symposium-2014/

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place on campus on April 4-5, 2014. The symposium will include both panel and poster presen...

"As I carried out my research, I came across countless stories and events within my original topic, each of which I coul...
03/29/2014
Student Spotlight: Caleb Weaver

"As I carried out my research, I came across countless stories and events within my original topic, each of which I could have turned into a research project of its own. It could be frustrating to leave these stories behind to avoid getting sidetracked, but I found the layers and connections among these various topics fascinating."

Our seventh student spotlight features Caleb Weaver, who is a member of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2016 majoring in Regional and Comparative Studies. His research focuse...

"There are a couple of ways to survive a genocide, but it all comes down to luck."
03/27/2014
Student Spotlight: Basil Bastaki

"There are a couple of ways to survive a genocide, but it all comes down to luck."

Our fifth student spotlight features Basil Bastaki, who is a member of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2015 majoring in International Politics. His research develops a method...

I had never considered research.  I do not think I even knew what it meant to conduct “research”.  But then....
03/26/2014
Mentor Spotlight: Professor Lahra Smith

I had never considered research. I do not think I even knew what it meant to conduct “research”. But then....

Our fourth faculty spotlight features Professor Lahra Smith, who is an assistant professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. How did you become involved in research? I had never c...

Check out this spotlight and learn about micro-credit!
03/26/2014
Student Spotlight: Thomas Christiansen

Check out this spotlight and learn about micro-credit!

Our fifth student spotlight features Thomas Christiansen, who is a member of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2015 majoring in International Political Economy. His research fo...

Student Spotlight: Tiana Baheri
03/24/2014
Student Spotlight: Tiana Baheri

Student Spotlight: Tiana Baheri

Our fourth student spotlight features Tiana Baheri, who is a member of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2016 majoring in Culture and Politics. Her research explores the affect...

Student Spotlight: Audrey Atencio
03/05/2014
Student Spotlight: Audrey Atencio

Student Spotlight: Audrey Atencio

Our third student spotlight features Audrey Atencio, who is a member of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Class of 2014 majoring in International Politics. Her research looks at the fem...

03/01/2014

Applications to present in the 2014 Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Symposium close this Wednesday, March 5th, after 11:59pm!

If you're interested in health, pay attention to this mentor spotlight!
02/26/2014
Mentor Spotlight: Professor Heidi Elmendorf

If you're interested in health, pay attention to this mentor spotlight!

Our third mentor spotlight features Professor Heidi Elmendorf, who is an associate professor in the Department of Biology and the co-director of the Biology of Global Health Major. How did you beco...

Check out Emily Perkins, our second student spotlight!
02/24/2014
Student Spotlight: Emily Perkins

Check out Emily Perkins, our second student spotlight!

Our second student spotlight features Emily Perkins, who is a member of the Georgetown College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2014 majoring in Psychology. Her research explores the relationship betw...

You know those famous professors that everyone seems to go to for advice? Well here's one of them.Learn from her here:
02/20/2014
Mentor Spotlight: Professor Maria Donoghue

You know those famous professors that everyone seems to go to for advice? Well here's one of them.Learn from her here:

Our second mentor spotlight features Professor Maria Donoghue, who is an associate professor in the Department of Biology and the co-director of the Neurobiology major. How did you become involved ...

When you've got the research blues, mentors like Kristen Looney give you the energy you need to keep investigating!
02/14/2014
Mentor Spotlight: Professor Kristen Looney

When you've got the research blues, mentors like Kristen Looney give you the energy you need to keep investigating!

Our first mentor spotlight features Professor Kristen Looney, who is an assistant professor of Asian Studies in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. How did you become involved in researc...

Check out Morgan Brown, the first student spotlight for the upcoming Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Sympos...
02/13/2014
Student Spotlight: Morgan Brown

Check out Morgan Brown, the first student spotlight for the upcoming Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Symposium. Morgan, an American Studies major, explores how music festivals have become a popular cultural phenomenon- providing attendees with unique risk-taking opportunities. Excited to hear your presentation in April!!

http://guurs.wordpress.com/2014/02/12/student-spotlight-morgan-brown/

Submit your application to present at the URS here: http://guurs.wordpress.com/symposium-2014/submission/

Our first student spotlight features Morgan Brown, who is a member of the Georgetown College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2014 majoring in American Studies. How did you become involved in research...

Call for Papers! Call for Papers! Apply to present at the second annual GU Undergraduate Research Symposium! Application...
02/11/2014
Submission

Call for Papers! Call for Papers! Apply to present at the second annual GU Undergraduate Research Symposium! Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM March 5th!

The application to present will re-open in January 2014.

01/11/2014
GUURS (GeorgetownURS) on Twitter

Follow us on twitter for updates on the 2014 symposium!

The latest from GUURS (@GeorgetownURS). The Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual interdisciplinary symposium for undergraduate students at Georgetown

Happy last day of class! Writing a final research paper? Involved in research programs this semester? Did a research pro...
12/06/2013
Submission

Happy last day of class! Writing a final research paper? Involved in research programs this semester? Did a research project in summer? Remember that you can present your hard work at the 2014 Symposium, to be held on April 4-5! To be considered for presentation, you only need to submit an abstract right now. Applications are due Dec.19 and are available at: http://guurs.wordpress.com/symposium-2014/submission/.

The GU Undergraduate Research Symposium is back and calling for steering committee applications! The application and pos...
09/19/2013
Application

The GU Undergraduate Research Symposium is back and calling for steering committee applications! The application and position descriptions can be viewed at http://guurs.wordpress.com/join-us/application/. Please join us and contribute to the long-term expansion of undergraduate research at Georgetown!

03/20/2013
We’re Ready | The Provost's Blog

Here's a great post by the Provost today on the symposium! https://blog.provost.georgetown.edu/were-ready/

We’re Ready Posted on March 20, 2013 by Robert GrovesA few posts ago I forwarded the argument that successful research universities of the future must integrate research skills into the experience of all undergraduates (see “Research, Learning, Learning Through Research”). The reason is that we need...

03/16/2013

Today's symposium was fantastic! Thanks to all that have come today and those that have helped make it happen! Pictures and information about next year's symposium will be coming soon.

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