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Upcoming events hosted by HOUR or our partners across Hopkins. Check back regularly to see what’s coming up!

DEC 31

Application Deadline: Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Conference >

The Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Conference is a two day event, March 28-29th, which will include panel sessions, student oral and poster presentations, and catered meals. You can also look forward to hearing from two phenomenal keynote speakers. Dr. Anthony Leggett is a physics professor at the University of Illinois, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2003. Dr. Arnold Caplan is director of the Skeletal Research Center at Case Western Reserve University and is known as a pioneer in mesenchymal stem cell research. For more information, please visit the Facebook page “STEM Research Conference Commission” or email srccvirginiatech@gmail.com.

JAN 24

Abstract Submission Deadline: Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium >

The Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium provides hundreds of students across all fields of the humanities the opportunity to share their work in the professional presentation style most common to their fields. Attendees also participate in professionalization and recruitment events during the three-day symposium. The inaugural Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium will take place April 3-4, 2020, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. For more information, please visit the symposium website.

MAR 2

[HOUR] Student Seminar: “The Brain”>

HOUR is proud to host a Student Seminar Series providing Hopkins undergraduates the opportunity to present their research, projects or experiences in any discipline within a specified general topic followed by a panel Q & A session allowing the attendees and other speakers to ask questions about the projects. If you are interested in presenting, please email HOUR@jhu.edu

 TBD  12:00PM – 1:30PM

APR 6

[HOUR] Student Seminar: “The World – Your Environment”>

HOUR is proud to host a Student Seminar Series providing Hopkins undergraduates the opportunity to present their research, projects or experiences in any discipline within a specified general topic followed by a panel Q & A session allowing the attendees and other speakers to ask questions about the projects. If you are interested in presenting, please email HOUR@jhu.edu

TBD 12:00PM – 1:30PM

APR 24

[HOUR] DREAMS >

With our undergraduates involved in such varied research and creative opportunities, internships, study abroad experiences, community service projects, and more, DREAMS provides the perfect venue to celebrate and share with the Hopkins community, family and friends. DREAMS happens every spring on the Friday of the Homewood Alumni Weekend. Everyone should plan to attend!
 Goldfarb Gym at the O’Connor Rec Center  1:00PM – 4:00PM

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Events

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

  • NCUR is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study by sponsoring an annual conference for students.
  • Welcomes student presenters from all institutions of higher learning and from all disciplines.
  • Each conference hosts around 4,000 students from across the globe – the largest symposium of its kind in the world!
  • Student participants in NCUR may present in one of the following formats: Oral, Poster, Visual Arts, or Performing Arts.
  • Student presenters at NCUR have the opportunity to publish their work in the Conference Proceedings, which are edited and produced by the University of North Carolina at Asheville and widely distributed.
  • Presenters are encouraged to invite other students, colleagues, faculty and mentors to attend.

NCUR is held in the spring each year with registration opening in the fall. Check back here or on the NCUR website for updates. Students interested in presenting can contact HOUR about possible funding assistance.

Posters on the Hill

Each spring, CUR hosts an annual undergraduate poster session on Capital Hill. At this event and its related activities, members of Congress and staff learn about the importance of undergraduate research by interacting directly with student researchers. As JHU is an institutional member of CUR, you are eligible to participate in this event!

Application information to present at Posters on the Hill 2020 will be announced later this summer. Check back!

World Congress on Undergraduate Research (WorldCUR)

WorldCUR brings together the world’s best undergraduate researchers to focus on some of the most significant challenges facing the global community. Students are invited to share their research, discuss global issues, and create or strengthen international research partnerships.

WorldCur 2019 was recently held at the University of Oldenburg in Germany. Lujendra Ojha, a research scientist and Blaustein postdoctoral fellow in Earth and Planetary Science at JHU was a featured keynote speaker! If you are interested in participating this year, please contact HOUR.

Other Undergraduate Presentation Opportunities

CUR shares a myriad of other presentation opportunities for undergraduate researchers across all fields. Check out the list here.

Register as an undergraduate researcher at CUR – The registry seeks to assist graduate schools in their recruitment of high-quality students well prepared for research and undergraduates with research experience who wish to pursue an advanced degree. Free and open to students and graduate schools/employers in the fields of anthropology/archaeology, arts/humanities, biology/biochemistry, business, biochemistry/chemistry, economics, education, engineering, English and linguistics, environmental studies, geosciences, health professions, history, journalism and communications, mathematics/computer science, physics/astronomy, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology. You can update your info at any time! Register now.

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3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

(410) 516-8094

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