Rutgers Undergraduate Research Discovery Day (URDD)
Douglass Campus Center, Trayes Hall
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - see times for individual sessions
Please join us at our inaugural Rutgers Undergraduate Research Discovery Day (URDD). Audience members will include both students who are interested in getting involved in research, as well as faculty members who wish to learn about UG research pipelines, opportunities, and expectations.
- General Research Fair
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This is a tabling event designed to introduced RU- NB undergraduates and faculty to the many opportunities and resources available through structured and independent research pipelines. The fair will also include essential units that support the academic and professional success of the undergraduate research community.
- Faculty Mentor Panel
10:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
2:10 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
This panel will consist of current Faculty Mentors and Undergraduate Academic Directors who can speak to the importance of undergraduate research, the avenues for getting involved, and potential expectations of Faculty and Students who wish to engage in research at Rutgers University.
- Student Researcher Panel (Open to Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Alumni)
11:10 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
This panel will consist of current or past Rutgers student researchers who can speak to the importance of undergraduate research, the avenues for getting involved, how the experience has shaped their interests, (future) careers, and answer questions of the appropriate audience.
- Publishing Session
1:40 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
This panel will consist of members of Aresty RURJ, the Writing Program and Research Writing Conference, and past and current undergraduates who have been published in peer reviewed journals. This session will allow participants to speak to the merits of engaging in research, their experiences applying for publications, and positive impact of getting published.
- Research Discovery Sessions to be held September 18-22.
During Success Weeks, faculty and supporting units will also host “Research Discovery Sessions” at different locations across campus to expose students to research in its many forms. Additionally, essential supporting units will offer sessions to discuss the resources that complement the positive outcomes of students’ research and academic experiences.