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Your Undergraduate Research Starts Here

Come to Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) to see original work by UMBC students in fields from Biology to Dance, Psychology to Visual Arts. This day-long symposium features students sharing the results of their mentored research, scholarship, and creative work. Presentations take the form of original dances, video, artistic installations, sculpture, oral presentations, and posters. Attend and be inspired by what these young professionals are already producing and contributing to their fields.

URCAD 2021: In The News

UMBC’s 25th Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) reached more viewers than ever before, with visitors connecting online from as far away as Spain, Indonesia, Nigeria, Brazil, Bhutan, Germany, and the U.K.. Audiences logged more than 11,000 visits (compared with 8,000 in 2020) and posted more than 3,500 comments over the course of the week-long event. Read about it here.

Camille painting on glass
Blows! : Exploring Traditional Caribbean Whaling Culture Through Paint On Glass
Animation by Camille Ollivierre
Mentor: Corrie Parks, Visual Arts
Image courtesy of Camille Ollivierre

Researcher of the Week

Would you liked to be featured as the Researcher of the Week? If you have participated in a Mentor-led research and want to be featured, please Dr. April Householder at aprilh@umbc.edu.


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