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  • A Faculty Conversation: Mentoring & Undergraduate Research

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Hill Conference Room (LeBow Engineering 240)

    • Faculty

    A Faculty Conversation: Mentoring & Undergraduate Research Tuesday, February 27 2:00pm – 4:00pm Hill Conference Room (LeBow Engineering 240) For Faculty only Refreshments provided The Office of Undergraduate Research is pleased to host a conversation with four faculty members who have mentored undergraduate researchers in the STAR Scholars Program, as research co-ops, as work-study students, and as REU students, among other ways. The conversation will focus on these faculty members’ experiences of mentoring undergraduate research, how faculty can productive engage undergraduate students in research, and the ways in which faculty benefit from mentoring. Panelists will include: Dr. David Becher (LeBow), Dr. Kapil Dandekar (COE), Dr. Leslie Lamberson (COE), and Dr. Gabriela Marcu (CCI) Please RSVP online here:

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  • Week of Undergraduate Excellence

    May 14, 2018 through May 18, 2018

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM


    • Everyone

    The Week of Undergraduate Excellence seeks to highlight and celebrate undergraduate excellence and accomplishments in research, scholarship, and creative work from across the University. All undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present academic/creative work throughout the week-long event.

    Abstract submission opens: Monday, January 8, 2018
    Abstract Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2018 * 5 p.m.

    Presentation Types

    Students will have opportunities to present their work in various formats including panel and poster presentation. Information regarding exhibits or installations should be directed to the Office of Undergraduate Research (

    Panel presentations will be 15 minutes in length (including time for questions) and grouped into sessions based on topic or discipline. A computer and data projector will be standard presentation options.
    Poster Presentations will be divided into two two-hour-long sessions, one focusing on STEM-related work and the other on non-STEM work. Posters should not exceed 30”x40. Push pins will be provided.

    The size and scope of the Week of Undergraduate Excellence precludes any type of peer review of abstracts, and virtually all student submissions are likely to be accepted for presentation. Consequently, each student presentation must be sponsored by a faculty mentor, and the organizing committee will rely on faculty mentors to work with their student(s) to ensure that abstracts are correct, complete, and the result of eligible work. If students wish to present scholarly work that has been conducted during an off-campus experience and his/her mentor is from a different institution, the student should identify a Drexel faculty member to co-sponsor and support the presentation.

    Abstract Submission
    Deadline for receiving abstracts is Friday, March 2, 2018 (5:00 pm EST). Submissions will open Monday, January 8, 2018. 

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