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URCAD 2020

UMBC’s 24th Annual
Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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.


ALUMNI SPEAKER:
Keisha John, URCAD 2020 Alumni Keynote Speaker

Eric Grollman

Our guest speaker is Dr. Keisha John, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, University of Virginia While at UMBC, Dr. John was a Meyerhoff Scholar, and worked with her mentor, Dr. Rachel Brewster as one of the first undergraduate researchers in her lab. You can read more about her here


Why is research important?

Key Dates for URCAD 2020

January 2, 2020

  • First day applications will be accepted. Applications are now closed!

February 10, 2020

  • Application deadline for MARC and McNair students.

February 10, 2020

  • Application deadline for education students presenting SLOPE work.

February 14, 2020

  • Deadline for completed online application for all students. (inclusive of faculty mentor’s recommendation.)

March 25, 2020

  • URCAD Poster Prep Workshop with Prof. Raimi Quiton 12-1pm in LH1

March 29, 2020

  • URCAD Oral Presentation Workshop with Prof.Tim Phin in ITE 102 (LH 8)

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

  • The 24nd Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

  • The 24nd Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day.

Video Presentations


parking iconParking Information:

Metered parking is available for off-campus visitors at three locations:

  • Administration Drive Garage (Closest to the UC Ballroom.)
  • Commons Drive Garage
  • Walker Avenue Garage

Page updated 9/05/2020