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CNMS Annual Summer
Undergraduate Research Fest (SURF) at UMBC

Ninth Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fest at UMBC

Ninth Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fest at UMBC was hosted by the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences for the first year on Wednesday, August 8, 2006. Dean Geoff Summers opened the student-focused research symposium that was held on the 7th Floor of the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery. The event served as the culminating event for numerous summer research experiences based in the College and featured presentations by a total of 68 summer researchers, who were supported by UMBC, CNMS, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center, JCET, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, The Leadership Alliance, Pfizer, Inc., and the UMBC Graduate School. Numerous people attended the event and the afternoon closing ceremony when program directors presented certificates to the participants and Dr. Michael Summers presented the 2006 Summer Mentor Award to Jacquelyn Roberts for Outstanding Support and Service to UMBC Research Programs.

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