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October 29, 2010

UMBC Holds Undergraduate Research Symposium in Chemical and Biological Sciences

MEDIA ADVISORY

Contact:
Anthony Lane, Communications Manager: Science Technology and Environment
(410) 455-5793, alane@umbc.edu

Day of event:
Bill LaCourse, Chair and Professor of Analytical Chemistry
(410) 937-1803, lacourse@umbc.edu

Dennis Cuddy, Manager, Administration and Facilities
(443) 676-7211, cuddy@umbc.edu


WHAT: Close to 200 students from colleges and universities in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Tennessee, Florida and other eastern states will present their research at UMBC's 13th Annual Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences.

WHERE: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) map
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 30, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

DETAILS: Over 400 students and faculty members will attend this year's symposium, with almost 200 students presenting their research.

9:30 a.m.: UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski delivers opening remarks. (Lecture Hall 5, Engineering Building).

10 a.m. - noon: Research presentations, session 1 (University Center Ballroom).

Noon: Lunch break.

1:10 p.m.: Plenary lecture by Theodore Goodson, a University of Michigan chemistry professor and recipient of a 2010 NSF American Innovation Fellowship (Lecture Hall 5, Engineering).

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Research presentations, session 2 (University Center Ballroom).

4:45 p.m.: Awards presentation (Lecture Hall 5, Engineering).

More information is available online:
www.umbc.edu/UGSymp/2010/2010Announce.html

Posted by alane at October 29, 2010 10:49 AM