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2009 HBCU-UP National Research Conference

About this event

The HBCU-UP National Research Conference highlights undergraduate student research and institutional strategies to enhance the quality of undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and research at HBCUs. The conference is co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) HBCU-UP Program and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). NSF recognizes and supports the important role that HBCUs play in increasing the numbers of underrepresented ethnic minorities that are well prepared for participation and leadership at every level of education and research in STEM.

This gathering of more than 700 students, faculty, and administrators will include:

Oral and poster presentations by undergraduate students about their research, and

  • A faculty workshop with oral and poster presentations by faculty and program administrators about their programs or research.

In addition, exhibitors will have the opportunity to promote:

  • Undergraduate student research programs
  • Graduate school programs
  • Fellowship opportunities
  • Faculty research programs
Also, during the registration process, faculty members will have the opportunity to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation. Please note that submitting an abstract IS NOT REQUIRED.

THE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 28, 2009.

THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 28, 2009.