Our annual Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 18th during Loyola’s annual Weekend of Excellence. This is our premier student event of the year, with hundreds of students presenting their research and/or community engagement work. If you have participated in undergraduate research or community engagement projects through LUROP fellowships, external programs, service-learning experiences, internships, community partnerships, independent study, and academic courses during the academic year, you are eligible to participate symposium. Each year, we celebrate the diverse and exciting ways undergraduate students advance Loyola’s Jesuit mission of “expanding knowledge in service to humanity through learning, justice, and faith.” Please consider sharing your undergraduate research and/or community engagement projects as part of the Undergraduate Research & Engagement Symposium.
Registration for the 2020 Undergraduate Research & Engagement Symposium is now open. Participants can register for the symposium here. Registration closes Sunday, March 22nd at 11:59 PM CST.
Nominate a Graduate Student Mentor
Each year, in partnership with the Graduate School, we honor graduate students who mentor undergraduate researchers through the Graduate Student Mentor Award. If you have worked with an outstanding graduate student mentor, please consider nominating them for an award! The award comes with a $500 prize! Find out more about nominating a graduate student mentor here.
Nominate a Faculty Mentor
The Langerbeck Award for Undergraduate Research Mentoring recognizes the exceptional work of Loyola’s faculty mentors in supporting undergraduate researchers. If you have worked with an outstanding faculty mentor, please consider nominating them for an award! Faculty selected for the award will receive $2,000, through sponsorship from the Office of the Provost and the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy. Find out more about nominating a faculty mentor here.
Nominate a Community Partner
Have you worked with an incredible community organization for your Engaged Learning? Nominate them for our Community Partner Award for Coeducation! The winning organization will receive $500 to support their great work. Find out more about nominating a community partner here.
Attend the Conference
The 2020 Undergraduate Research & Engagement Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 18th as part of Loyola’s annual Weekend of Excellence. We encourage you to attend the symposium and celebrate the exciting scholarship and community impact of Loyola’s undergraduate students. Below is the event schedule for this year's Symposium.
First Poster Session: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Oral and Learning Portfolio Presentations: 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Second Poster Session: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Awards: 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Planning Your Presentation
On the menu to the left, you will find more detailed information and resources for developing your oral or poster presentations as well as answers to frequently asked questions.