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Undergraduate Research Center


 Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium

2018 Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium

Research Workshop Series

The Undergraduate Research Center and Extreme Academics have partnered to bring a research-focused workshop series.

 Spring Quarter

  • How to write a proposal for a URC grant
    • Dr. Keith Rhodes, University Writing Program
    • Wednesday, March 28th from 4:00pm-5:30pm
    • Anderson Academic Commons, room 340
    • Learn how to write a proposal that will convince a diverse review committee that your proposal is important and will contribute to your field of study. We will also have past PinS and/or Summer Grant awardees on hand to answer questions about their experience. 
    • RSVP here.
  • How to Write a Proposal Drop-In Hours
    • University Writing Center consultants
    • Friday, March 30th from 12:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Anderson Academic Commons, Writing Center
    • If you missed the chance to attend the March 28th workshop, a Writing Center consultant will be on hand to talk briefly, answer questions, and pair students to review and ask questions about one another's research proposal drafts. 
    • RSVP here. 
  • Partners in Scholarship (PinS) Application Deadline
    • Wednesday, April 4 at 11:00 PM
  • Abstract Writing Workshop
    • Kim Yalango, Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning (CCESL)
    • Wednesday, March 28, 12-1 PM
    • Thursday, April 12, 2-3 PM
    • Wednesday, April 18, 6-7 PM
    • Learn how to write and/or improve a research abstract for the Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium. Also, Get help preparing an "elevator pitch" of your project.
  • Learn how to design an effective poster presentation: Are you wondering 'How do I design, create, and print a poster for a research symposium?'
    • DU Writing Program
    • Tuesday, April 24, 12:00 - 1:30 PM - Margery Reed Hall, room 106
    • Wednesday, April 25, 4-5:30 PM - Anderson Commons, room 284
    • Friday, April 27 12-1:30 PM - Anderson Commons, room 340
  • DU Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium
    • Wednesday May 9th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    • Cable Center
  • Benefits of Undergraduate Research: DU alumni panel (with Extreme Academics)
    • Date & location - TBA
    • Meet with recent DU graduates who have embarked on fascinating careers and learn how they launched themselves on their particular career paths.

Research Workshops from Library Instruction Services

Each quarter the reference librarians at the library offer a number of free workshops on a variety of topics and resources. The workshops are open to current DU students, faculty, and staff.  Workshops take place in the Anderson Academic Commons or online through Adobe Connect. The location of each workshop is noted in the description. If you sign up for an online workshop, you will receive information via email on how to access the virtual classroom. If you have any questions, please contact Carrie Forbes, Associate Dean for Student and Scholar Services, at (303) 871-3407 or email Please note that the registration for in-person workshops closes 2 hours prior to the beginning of the workshop, but walk-ins are always welcome.  Registration for online workshops closes the morning of the workshop date in order to email login information to participants.

Workshop schedule