Undergraduate Scholars Conference to take place Friday

Author: Shannon Chapla


More than 270 students in diverse majors from across the University of Notre Dame’s colleges will showcase their research, scholarship and creative endeavors Friday (April 30) from noon to 6 p.m. at the third annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference.

The conference opens in 105 Jordan Hall of Science with an announcement of the winners of the inaugural Library Undergraduate Research Award, two of which will be presenting at the conference.

Andrew Serazin, a 2003 biological sciences graduate and Rhodes Scholar who now is program officer for the Gates Foundation, will deliver the keynote talk titled “(Self) Discovery and Global Health” at 12:20.

Special tracks this year will highlight interdisciplinary research in international development, nano science and technology, foreign languages and literatures and gender studies. Students will present at DeBartolo Hall, Jordan Hall of Science, Snite Museum and Stinson-Remick Hall.

Additional information including a complete conference schedule is available here (http://undergradresearch.nd.edu/index2010USC.html)

Contact: Cecilia Lucero, assistant director for undergraduate research, clucero@nd.edu, 574-631-8634