UDC Research Week – April 19 – 23, 2021

UDC Research Week – April 19 – 23, 2021

UDC RESEARCH WEEK

MONDAY, APRIL 19 – FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021

https://universityofdc.webex.com/meet/UniversityResearch

UDC RESEARCH WEEK MONDAY, APRIL 19 – FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021
Recent Research Awards

The University of the District of Columbia

The University of the District of Columbia is:

  • The only urban land-grant institution nationally designated an Historically BlackCollege/University (HBCU)
  • The only public higher educational option in the District of Columbia
  • A source of high quality education at an affordable cost

UDC was consolidated as the University of the District of Columbia in 1976 by merging Districtof Columbia Teachers College, Federal City College, and Washington Technical Institute.

The University of the District of Columbia strives to be a pacesetter in urban education andhas the responsibility to build a diverse generation of competitive, civically engage scholarsand leaders.

UDC Academic Units:

  • College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences (CAUSES)
  • College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)
  • David A. Clarke School of Law
  • School of Business & Public Administration (SBPA)
  • School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (SEAS)
  • UDC Community College

Learning Resources Division (LRD)

  • Center for the Advancement of Learning (CAL)
    • Offers a diverse range of services, programs, and professional development activities to advance teaching and learning.
    • Provides programming in cross-disciplinary, discipline-specific, and institutional capacities customized to the individual needs of departments, schools, and colleges.
    • Strives to promote a learner-centered culture that values and rewards inclusive, innovative, and effective instruction and course design.
  • Library
    • Provides online access to over 200 databases with thousands of peer-reviewed articles, newspapers, trade publications, e-books, and multi-media resources.
    • Contains over 300,000 print volumes.
    • Offers faculty research support, library instruction, in-person and virtual reference services.
    • Member of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC)

Research – FY20 Milestones

  • $43M in funding requested   
  • $34M funding awarded
  • Approximately  30% of our funding is from the District of Columbia

 DATE/TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

EVENT CO-ORDINATOR

Monday, April 19, 2021

10:00 AM– 11:00AM

Federal Sponsor Seminar
NASA

Virtual Platform

JiaJun Xu

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Research Week Opening Ceremony

Virtual Platform

Lawrence Potter
Victor McCrary

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Undergrad / Grad Research Expo
School of Business & Public Administration

Virtual Platform

Amit Arora

Alex Tan

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Undergraduate Research Symposium
 
College of Arts & Sciences

Virtual Platform

Freddie Dixon
Caroline Cousin

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Michael Smith, UDC Alum

Virtual Platform

Freddie Dixon
Caroline Cousin

2:00 PM  – 5:00 PM

Undergraduate Research Symposium

College of Arts & Sciences

Virtual Platform

Freddie Dixon
Caroline Cousin

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Research Expo – UDC Community College

Virtual Platform

Bushra Ahmad Saeed

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

UDC Research Week
Keynote Address
Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan, Director,
National Science Foundation

https://nsf.zoomgov.com/j/1618011157?pwd=VFl4RGhJNVdyN21DZFIxU2szTEkvQT09
Meeting ID: 161 801 1157 | Passcode: 328429

Virtual Platform

Victor McCrary

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Legal Scholarship Presentations
Professors Saleema Snow and Etienne Toussaint
David A. Clarke School of Law

Virtual Platform

Renee Hutchins

Thursday, April 22, 2021 – Earth Day

10:30 AM – 12 PM

Earth Day Program
College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, &
E
nvironmental Sciences

Virtual Platform

Kamran Zendehdel

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Speaker

Virtual Platform

TBD

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Afternoon Program
CAUSES

Virtual Platform

Matthew Richardson

Friday, April 23, 2021

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Engineering Research & Capstone Projects
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Virtual Platform

Pradeep Behera