Academic Festival

2019 Academic Festival

2019 Academic FestivalThe annual Academic Festival, held every April and organized by the Committee for Undergraduate Research, is the culmination of all the activities related to undergraduate research at the University.

This year’s Festival will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in the University Commons. Registration opens on January 15. Stay tuned for more details.
Awards and prizes will be given in the following categories:
Best Writing
For the best-written paper.
Best Multidisciplinary Research or Collaboration
For cross-disciplinary projects or students from different disciplines.
Most Meaningful
The most significant research analyzing social injustices or personal and communal well-being, with a preference for projects that develop implementable action plans.
Best Visuals
Best visually appealing poster or slides.
Most Creative
Projects with innovative research questions or methods.
Most Scholarly Impact or Potential
For research that has been presented at or accepted for a conference, submitted to or accepted by a publishing outlet, or has a great likelihood of doing so.
Campus Choice
The most popular paper or poster, voted on by the attendees of the Festival.
In addition, there will be a Dean’s Prize for the best poster or paper from each College and the Provost’s Prize, selected from the top College presentations.