Celebrating Research at USciences

Published on February 22, 2018

Research DayUniversity of the Sciences is putting a spotlight on undergraduate and graduate research through its Undergraduate Research Festival and the 16th Annual Research Day featuring the 31st annual John C. Krantz, Jr., Distinguished Lecture.

Undergraduate Research Festival – March 13 to 15, 2018

The Undergraduate Research Festival sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) celebrates undergraduate research, scholarship, and other creative activities. CUR supports high-quality research and creative activities that engage students through inquiry-based learning to advance the University of the Sciences’ educational mission. 

The Festival officially gets underway in the McNeil STC on Wednesday, March 14 at noon with a ribbon-cutting with President Paul Katz that will be followed by an “Elevator Research Talk Competition”

From Tuesday, March 13 at noon through Thursday March 20, the festival is hosting an “Images of Research & Scholarship” competition in the McNeil Science and Technology Center Atrium.

Undergraduate students will sharpen their presentation skills on Thursday, March 15 in the Athletic/Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room starting at 5 p.m. with symposium and oral presentations and a research poster presentation. The Festival comes to a conclusion at 7:30 p.m. that night with an award ceremony.

Research Day - April 5, 2018

Entering its 16th year, Research Day recognizes the research efforts of faculty members and students by showcasing the diversity and growth of research pursuits on campus. A highlight of the day is the 31st Annual John C. Krantz, Jr., Distinguished Lecture that is presented by board of trustees member and chief scientific officer at Arbutus Biopharma, Inc. Michael J. Sofia, PhD, whose talk is titled “The Discovery of Sofosbuvir and How HCV Was Cured.” The poster presentation in the Athletic/Recreation Center are from 1 to 3 p.m. with the Krantz lecture at 4 to 5 p.m. in the McNeil Science and Technology Center, AstraZeneca Auditorium. A reception will follow the lecture.

 2017 Research Day

15th Annual Research Day

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