URAD, Community Engagement Showcase deadline extended

Undergraduate Research and Artistry DayNIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the seventh annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day and third annual Community Engagement Showcase this spring.

The events take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center.

Any undergraduate student who has participated in a faculty-mentored research or artistry project is eligible to showcase his or her work at URAD. This includes independent study, capstone projects, SEF, EURA, USOAR, SROP, Research Rookies or any other related research/artistry projects.

Students have the option to present their work in a poster, exhibit and digital media display or 15-minute oral presentation session.

Space is limited; interested students should apply early. Faculty and staff who are interested in judging can register online.

In addition, undergraduate students currently enrolled at NIU who have participated in community-based project, including work completed during a service learning course internship, or with student organizations, are encouraged to present their work at the Community Engagement Showcase. Students from various organizations, including Huskie Alternative Breaks, Huskie Service Scholars, NIU Service Leaders, Sophomores in Service, Lambda Sigma and CAUSE took advantage of last year’s opportunity.

The registration deadline for both events has been extended to Friday, March 18.

Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (815) 753-8154 or email urad@niu.edu.

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