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The Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium (URES)
Saturday, April 22, 2023


Each year, the Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium features presentations on undergraduate research and community engagement projects supported by LUROP fellowships, external programs, academic courses, service-learning experiences, internships, or community partnerships. The symposium engages the diverse ways undergraduate students advance Loyola’s Jesuit mission of “expanding knowledge in service to humanity through learning, justice, and faith.” This year, we are hosting Loyola's Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium in person on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

Whether you are a student, faculty or staff member, or community partner, we are glad that you’re interested in the Undergraduate Research & Engagement Symposium. Use the menu to the left of this page to find out more about the symposium and how to get involved.

In Spring 2023, the Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium will be returning in person during the Celebration of Student Achievements, Scholarship, and Creative Works, (April 13 - 23, 2023).

All those wishing to submit research or community engagement presentations for the Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium must complete this registration form. Registration is due by Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 11:59 pm CT. 

If you are part of a fall course or project and would like to archive your materials this semester, follow this link and click the "submit presentation" button on the left. 

Be sure to visit the eCommons to archive your presentation and to view the symposium in a virtual format!

 

Submit Presentations

The Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium is returning to an in-person event for 2023! The symposium will be on April 22, 2023. Undergraduate students are welcome to present research or community engagement projects to the public through the use of poster presentations, oral presentations, and learning portfolios. 

Students may submit their research and community engagement experiences here now through March 19th, 2023 at 11:59 pm CT. If you are planning to submit a poster for your presentation, you can find more detailed information, guidelines, and resources for creating and submitting it on our Resources page.

 

Evaluations

We invite faculty, staff, and community partners to evaluate student presentations to provide constructive and positive feedback. This year, we are hosting Loyola's Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium in person on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Evaluator information about registration will be shared later in Fall 2022.

Awards

Each year at the Undergraduate Research & Engagement Symposium, we recognize outstanding undergraduate scholarship in research and community engagement and the faculty and graduate mentors and community partners who support and and facilitate undergraduate learning during the academic year. More information about each of the awards categories, including how to nominate outstanding students, faculty, and community partners, can be found here.