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Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol

Date:  Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Location:  Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas

Purpose: To showcase the experiences of undergraduate students engaged in research for Texas legislators and the public through high-quality poster displays. The program will highlight how research conducted by undergraduate students positively impacts Texas -- and Texans -- with the theme: Transforming Texas Through Undergraduate Research

Up to 60 research projects will be displayed in poster format reflect the work of numerous undergraduate
students representing over 50 general academic institutions across Texas (both public and private/independent
universities and colleges)

Coordinated by the Council of Public University Presidents and Chancellors (CPUPC), the Independent Colleges
and Universities of Texas, Inc. (ICUT) and the Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC)

Conducted with the support of the Honorable Kel Seliger, Chairman of the Texas Senate Higher Education
Committee, and the Honorable Dan Branch, Chairman of the Texas House Higher Education Committee

Student participants and their faculty advisors will have the opportunity to tour the Capitol, attend committee
hearings and the daily meeting of the Senate and House of Representatives. Student participants are
encouraged to work with their institution in scheduling meetings with their respective legislators.


Registration for Campus Liaison and Faculty Research Advisor

Important:  Please have the following information ready to complete registration.

Campus Liaison (faculty/administrator coordinating student participation in the event)
Salutation
Full Name
Institution Name
Title
Department/Division
Email
Telephone (daytime)
Address
Attending the event?
Attending the tour of the Capitol?
Attended in 2013?

Faculty Research Advisor (overseeing the student research; May be the same as the Campus Liaison)
Salutation
Full Name
Degree
Institution Name
Title
Department/Division
Email
Telephone (daytime)
Address
Attending the event?
Attending the tour of the Capitol?
Attended in 2013?

Click the following link to complete the Campus Liaison/Faculty Advisor Registration


Registration for Student Researcher(s)

Important:  Please have the following information ready to complete registration.

Student Researcher (lead)
Salutation
Full Name
Institution Name
Student Classification
Department/Division
Email
Telephone (daytime)
Address
Attending the event?
Attending the tour of the Capitol?
T-shirt size

Additional Student Researcher(s) (if any)
Full Names
T-shirt sizes
Attending the event?
Attending the tour of the Capitol?

Abstract Book Information
Institution Name
Student Researcher (lead)
Additional Student Researchers (if any)
Research Title
Research Faculty Advisor #1
Research Faculty Advisor #2
Research Findings (maximum 200 words)

Click the following link to complete the Student Researcher(s) Registration


Addtional Event Information

PDF Save the Date (PDF, 219.4 KB)
PDF Event Fact Sheet (PDF, 104.8 KB)
PDF Information Page (PDF, 266.9 KB)

For more information about the event, contact Rissa Potter at rpotter@cpupc.org or Elizabeth Puthoff, ICUT,
elizabeth.puthoff@icut.org.

For information about registration, contact Texas State Continuing Education.


2011 Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol

A statewide event conducted by the Council of Public University Presidents and Chancellors (CPUPC) and Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, Inc. (ICUT). Eighty-six research projects were presented, reflecting the work of approximately 140 undergraduate students from 52 general academic institutions across Texas. The EVENT PROGRAM describes the research conducted, lists participating universities and includes greetings from Governor Perry, the Honorable Senator Judith Zaffirini and the Honorable Representative Dan Branch. Click here to see a few event photos.