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2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Friday, July 31, 2015 — 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Bayer Learning Center & Mellon Hall of Science
Duquesne University

The 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate research in the Greater Pittsburgh area, offering an exciting opportunity for student researchers, science faculty, and area professionals to interact and share in undergraduate research.

Keynote Address

Charles F. Kahle IICharles F. Kahle II
Vice President, Research and Development
Chief Technology Officer
PPG Industries
Pittsburgh, PA

Symposium Schedule & Abstract Submission and Registration

9 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Bayer Learning Center Rotunda)
Poster Set-Up (Mellon Hall Patio, Academic Walk side)
10 a.m. Welcome, Dr. Philip Reeder, Dean, Bayer School of Natural and
Environmental Sciences, Duquesne University - Pappert Lecture Hall, Bayer Learning Center
10:10 a.m Keynote Address, Charles F. Kahle II - Pappert Lecture Hall
Vice President, Research and Development, and Chief Technology Officer
PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, PA
11 a.m. Plenary Session (Student Presentations) - Pappert Lecture Hall
(To be considered to give an oral presentation, let us know on this abstract submission form.)
1 p.m. Picnic Lunch - Mellon Hall Patio, Bluff Street side
Make Your Reservation (with guests)
2-4 p.m. Poster Session - Mellon Hall Patio, Academic Walk side
Submit Your Abstract


Abstracts and Poster Presentations
Due by Wednesday, July 15, by 5 p.m. (no exceptions)

Posters must fit into a 4' x 4' space.

Abstracts must conform to the following format:
Font: Arial 10 point
Length: Maximum of 150 words (not including titles and names)
Title of Written Abstract (in bold)
Authors (Last name, First name)
Academic Department
Text of Abstract (150 words)

Poster-Making Skills Presentation by Dr. Stephanie Wetzel

View the PDF of Dr. Stephanie Wetzel's PowerPoint presentation. Please feel free to use this as a reference when you are preparing your research poster for the 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium.

View the 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium book.

Prior Symposia

For more information about the Summer Research Symposium, take a look at materials from prior symposia.

URP StudentParking

Parking is available in the Forbes Avenue Garage at Duquesne University. View our Visitor's Page for a campus map and driving directions.

Contact Information

Philip Clarke, Director of Student Services
329 Fisher Hall
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282

Phone: 412.396.4172
Fax: 412.396.4881

Email: urp@duq.edu