The 5th Annual UO Undergraduate Symposium is just under two weeks away. In anticipation of the event we’re taking a quick look at what is in store.

Quick Facts:

Date:     Thursday, May 14, 2015
Location:     EMU, 2nd Floor
Time:     12:00 pm – 7:00 pm (see full schedule below)

Total presentations:     129
Total presenters and co-presenters:     195 (129 presenters and 66 co-presenters)
Total faculty mentors:     143
Total majors represented:     45

Poster presentations:     69 (54%)
Oral presentations:     51 (39%)
Creative work projects:     9 (6%)

Science projects:     43%
Social science projects:     34%
Humanities projects:     15%
Fine Arts projects:     7%

Symposium Schedule:

Concurrent Oral Session 1          12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Session 1a, Oak Room
Challenges of the 21st Century: Climate Change and Post Modern Industrial Development

Session 1b, Maple Room
Science and Society – A Continuing Evolution

Session 1c, Gumwood Room
International and Cross-Cultural Studies

Concurrent Oral Session 2          1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Session 2a, Oak Room
Indigenous Studies

Session 2b, Maple Room
Research in STEM

Session 2c, Gumwood Room
Art, Aesthetics and the Human Experience

Concurrent Oral Session 3          3:30 pm – 5:15 pm

Session 3a, Oak Room
Contemporary Public Health Issues

Session 3b, Maple Room
Environmental Studies

Session 3c, Gumwood Room
Art and Intercultural Dialogue

Poster Session          5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

69 posters and creative work installations on display in the EMU Ballroom

Remarks from Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies, Lisa Freinkel          6:00 pm

Established in 2010, the UO Undergraduate Symposium celebrates the remarkable contributions undergraduates make to research and creative scholarship in a wide range of disciplines. The Undergraduate Symposium is hosted by the Division of Undergraduate Studies, the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence, University Housing, the Robert D. Clark Honors College, the UO Libraries, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Vice President for Research and Innovation. For more information about the Undergraduate Symposium, visit