Undergraduate Research Symposium 2019

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2019

Our 11th Annual, Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place on April 30th, 2019, from noon to 4:30pm, in the Johnson Center on the Fairfax campus. 


Please check back here for abstract submission information in late February. 


Congratulations to prize winners from our 10th Annual, Undergraduate Research symposium (2018). Prizes and project titles are listed below:

Philosophy major Summer Claveau‘s presentation, An Existential Approach to Healthcare Oppression, was selected as the Best Overall Research and Scholarship in the Oral Presentation category.

Psychology major Louis Boemerman’s presentation, Commute mode, Commute Length, and Subjective Well-being: A Meta-Analysis, was chosen as the Best Overall Research and Scholarship in Poster Presentation.

Five other poster presentations received outstanding poster prizes:

  • Lucas Muratore, communication and film major, for his project, Does Batman Cry: A Content Analysis of Tearing Among Male Superheroes of Film.
  • Nadine Rozell, foreign language major, for her project, Elementary School Outcomes Associated with Fast English Language Acquisition for Dual Language Learners.
  • Claudia Torres, psychology major, for her project, The Effect that Genetically Modified Food Can Have on Aggression in Chickens.
  • Hunter DeRensis, history major, for his project, Luxury on Fire: The Impact of the Hindenburg Disaster.
  • Molly Kluck, psychology major, for her project, The Effect of System Wide Trust on Heterogeneous Populations of Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles.


For the full program: 2018 Symposium program