Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium

Striving and Thriving

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Utah State University

Check back soon for the event schedule!

The 2017 keynote lecture will be announced shortly.

Last year’s lecture was given by Dr. Joyce Kinkead.JOYCE KINKEAD-web-2

Dr. Joyce Kinkead is Professor of English at Utah State University. In 2013, she was named by the US Professors of the Year as the Utah winner. In 2012, she was named a Fellow of the Council of Undergraduate Research. She served as Associate Vice President of Research (2000-2011) overseeing undergraduate research. She was Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies & Research as well. In her roles as Acting Dean and Associate Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, she developed a number of programs over her ten-year tenure in the college: Writing Fellows, Undergraduate Teaching Fellows, Faculty Development in Teaching, Research, and Outreach. She has also served as director of the Writing Program and the Writing Center. She is the author or editor of a number of books: Researching Writing (2016); Farm: A Multimodal Reader (2014; 2nd edition 2016); Undergraduate Research Offices & Programs (2012); Undergraduate Research in English Studies with Laurie Grobman (NCTE, 2010); Advancing Undergraduate Research: Marketing, Communications, and Fund-raising (CUR, 2011); Valuing and Supporting Undergraduate Research; A Schoolmarm All My Life: Personal Narratives from Early Utah; Houghton-Mifflin English (4 volumes); Writing Centers in Context; Literary Utah: A Bibliographic Guide; Collaborative Writing: Essays in Process; The Center Will Hold. With Jeanette Harris, she edited The Writing Center Journal for six years, and she is a founding board member of the National/International Writing Centers Association.

Faculty at Utah State University recognize the value of research, and seek to promote a campus-wide interdisciplinary exchange and expansion of undergraduate research and training. Each year the Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium Committee will promote student research within a broad theme connecting departments and colleges. Undergraduate students from across campus whose research fits within the broad theme are encouraged to consider this venue in disseminating their research.

Applications will open on November 1, 2017 and close at 11:59 p.m. on November 21, 2017.

Online Form – FSRS Application