On Monday, April 10, the UNCG Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office will host the 11th annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Elliot University Center.
172 students who are engaged in faculty-mentored scholarship inquiry will present research projects through small exhibits, posters, oral presentations and scholarly performances. The 140 presentations have been developed through work with 83 faculty members and three graduate student mentors, and the presentations will represent more than 33 academic departments. The presentations are organized into four categories: Business, Economic, Education, Behavioral and Social Sciences; Humanities; Mathematics, Life and Physical Science; Visual Arts; Music, Theatre and Dance.
In the 9:15 a.m. opening session, Dr. Nadja Cech will be recognized as the 2017 Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor and will speak on mentoring at UNCG. At noon, several performers will present their work in music, theatre and dance.
After the presentations, three top participants will be selected for awards in two categories, which are:
Humanities, Business, Economic, Education, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Mathematics, Life and Physical Sciences
“This is the largest undergraduate research expo UNCG has ever hosted,” shared Lee Phillips, the director of the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office. “It really shows the dedication of our faculty to curricular and co-curricular research and opportunities. It’s a true showcase of our undergraduates and the university.”
Friends, family and community members are invited to attend and talk with the students about their work.