Learning how to find and do quality research is what the MKLibrary is all about. That’s why we look forward to the annual Undergraduate Research symposium series and the Human Rights Conference, starting this Friday, April 14 through April 28. These presentations highlight the excellent work undergrads have done over the course of the year.
We applaud your work!
Read more about the upcoming events here.
Each year, the University of Tampa recognizes the achievements of hard working students during Undergraduate Research Week. A series of events honors work from many of the colleges on campus. Congratulations to all the presenters this week!
- Friday, April 22: College of Natural and Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium. CNHS students will present their current or recently completed research projects in a poster format. The keynote presentation, “Nuclear Waste Remediation: Engaging Undergraduate Students in Research” by Shannon M. Biros, associate professor of chemistry at Grand Valley State University, will be held in Sykes College of Business, Room 131 from 2–3 p.m. Poster presentations will be held in Plant Hall, Fletcher Lounge from 3–5 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 27: College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education Undergraduate Research Conference. CSSME students will present original, empirical research within an area of the disciplines represented in the college. The event will be held in Plant Hall, Fletcher Lounge from 4–6 p.m.
- Thursday, April 28: Celebrating Honors Day. The Honors Program undergraduate research fellows will be officially recognized and give oral presentations of their findings as part of Honors Day celebrations. Presentations begin at 4 p.m. on the ninth floor of the Vaughn Center.
- Friday, April 29: Sykes College of Business Student Research Day. Students from the Sykes College of Business will present their current or recently completed research projects in a poster format. Poster presentations will be held in Plant Hall, Fletcher Lounge from 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Are you presenting a poster or paper? Do you have a friend who’s receiving a fellowship? Celebrate all of your hard work this week!
Calendar of events:
- Thursday, April 23: Celebrating Honors Day. Presentations begin at 4 p.m. on the 9th Floor of the Vaughn Center.
- Friday, April 24: College of Natural and Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium. The keynote presentation, “Chemicals, Contaminants and Toxins: Analytical Approaches to Solve Seafood Safety Challenges at the FDA” by Sara McGrath, a research chemist at the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, will be held in Sykes College of Business Room 131 from 2 to 3 p.m. Poster presentations will be held in Plant Hall’s Fletcher Lounge from 3 to 5 p.m.
Stop by the displays on your way in and out of the library for some literary inspiration!
Celebrate Women’s History Month. Read a biography or two about the exceptional women who shaped history here in the US and abroad this March (or any time of the year.)
Discover Florida’s marauding past in our “Pirates of Florida and the Caribbean” display.
April is National Poetry Month. Some of your professors are accomplished poets – see their books on display by the front entrance. Go ahead and check them out at the Circulation desk, don’t be shy!
Learn how to do qualitative and quantitative research (and what that even means) by checking out the table display by the exit. UT is emphasizing undergraduate research, so be prepared to ace that final paper with a little help from us.