UDC News

March 9, 2010


First Annual UDC Research Mini-Symposium

Washington, DC - Last Thursday afternoon the First Annual UDC Research Mini-Symposium was held. The event featured 13 talks and three posters presented by faculty and graduate students across the University. Overall, 16 faculty members, 10 graduate students, and one school teacher presented. Each presenter/team submitted an abstract in advance. The symposium allows those conducting research within USDC to collaborate with other researchers and possibly inspire new and exciting projects.

The next research showcase on campus is the Undergraduate Research Day on April 9th, 2010 in the Windows Lounge. Abstracts are due by March 30, 2010. Dr. Freddie Dixon has sent an announcement and invitation to all faculty, deans, staff, etc.


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Alan Etter, Vice President of University Relations & Public Affairs, aetter@udc.edu, 202.345.6371