Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Symposium
April 10, 2013 marked the 5 Year Anniversary of the Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium. With 106 abstract submissions and over 165 student participants, the symposium has grown tremendously since its inaugural year. Our student participants represented a large variety of disciplines and presented a vast array of subjects. A special thanks to our talented undergraduate students, generous sponsors, and the faculty advisors who mentored our student participants.
2013 URSS Recap
View the 2013 Program Booklet including schedule, student abstracts, and more!
Check out the 2013 Award Winners.
WATCH some of the student participants discuss their projects at the 2013 URSS.
For questions regarding the URSS, please contact Mary McConnell in the Office of Research, email@example.com, 412-396-1537.
What is the URSS?
Held annually each spring, the Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium (URSS) provides Duquesne University undergraduates the opportunity to share their research and other forms of scholarship with faculty, peers, and the local community.
The Symposium encourages undergraduates from all areas of study to engage in research opportunities early-on in their academic career.
Who participates in the URSS?
The URSS is open to ALL Duquesne University undergraduate students from across the disciplines and colleges who have completed or are in the process of completing individual or collaborative research as part of a course or major. The Symposium serves as an excellent venue to practice and perfect presentation skills whether it is through a poster or oral presentation.
Last year's symposium featured over 86 submissions & 120 students with subjects ranging from math and science to history and music. There was even a performance of an original composition from students from the Mary Pappert School of Music.
What kind of research/projects are accepted?
We accept individual and group presentations from all disciplines in the form of a poster or oral presentation. Due to time limitations, we are forced to limit the number of students who present orally. However, all students who submit a valid abstract will be accepted to the poster session. The online abstract submission allows individuals & groups to register for the symposium. Please read the rules & regulations prior to submission.