Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference

Penn State Behrend - Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference


  • Conference to be held at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, April 22, 2017
    • Anticipated time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., including luncheon and awards ceremony
  • Sponsored by Penn State Behrend and the Northwest Pennsylvania Chapter of Sigma Xi
  • Open to undergraduate students in all academic disciplines at all regional colleges and universities and Penn State campuses

Conference Goals

  • To promote faculty-mentored undergraduate research
  • To provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to present their research and creative accomplishment results in a public setting
  • To promote collaboration among the region's colleges and universities

Presentation Options: Oral presentations (15 minutes) or poster displays (notification of acceptance will state requirements)

Conference Deadlines:

Deadline Date Item Due or Scheduled Event
January 4, 2017 Online Abstract Submission Opens
January 9, 2017 Call for Session Chairs and Judges
February 15, 2017 Deadline for Session Chairs and Judges Sign-Up
February 26, 2017 EXTENDED Deadline for Abstract Submission
March 22, 2017 Notification of Abstract Acceptance
April 22, 2017 Conference


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