Undergraduate Research Expo



Updates about our fall 2018 Undergraduate Research Expo are in progress.
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2018 Undergraduate Research Expo Full Day of Events on 10/3/2018


Wednesday, October 3, 2018


BIGGER | BETTER | ALL-DAY EVENTS | OPEN TO ALL

The Undergraduate Research Expo highlights and celebrates undergraduate research experiences at Texas A&M University.

UNDERGRADS: Come for workshops, see how to get involved, and network with faculty and graduate students.

FACULTY, GRADS, & ADMIN: Find innovative ways to recruit students and incorporate high-impact practices in your research models.


Morning Round Tables


Topic 1

9:00-10:00 AM | MSC 2300 B
Discussion topics TBA.


Topic 2

10:15-11:15 AM | MSC 2300 D
Discussion topics TBA.


Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Getting Started in Research Workshops

1:00-1:30 PM and 2:00-2:30 PM (identical sessions) | MSC 2300 B
For any undergraduate interested in research, this workshop will provide an overview of research at Texas A&M, information on how to get started, and advice from current undergraduate researchers!


Aggie Research Program Informational Sessions

1:00-1:30 PM and 2:00-2:30 PM (identical sessions) | MSC 2300 E
Aggie Research Scholars perform research in teams led by an experienced graduate student or postdoctoral fellow. Team Leaders benefit from recruiting diverse members with complementary talents, skills, backgrounds, and interests. At this informational, students will learn how to review current ARP projects to find opportunities that align with your interests, professional goals, and availability.


Research Opportunities Informational Sessions

1:30-2:00 PM and 2:30-3:00 PM (identical sessions) | MSC 2300 D
Staff from various departments and programs will provide resources for finding research positions at Texas A&M as well as give an overview of available research opportunities.


Afternoon Events


Research Opportunities and Resource Fair

1:00-3:00 PM | MSC 2300 C
Colleges, departments, and other units are welcome to request a resource table at the Undergraduate Research Expo to recruit students into undergraduate research programs and educate students about the many available opportunities. Faculty seeking undergraduates to work in their research programs are strongly encouraged to exhibit at the Expo and are welcome to bring posters, research displays, and handouts. Request a table by submitting the UGR Expo Resource Table Request Form before 14 September 2018 at noon. 

Aggie Research Scholars Poster Presentations

1:00-3:00 PM | MSC 2300 A
The Research-Intensive Community model was developed at Texas A&M to bring together faculty with active research programs, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows seeking leadership experience, and undergraduates seeking research opportunities. Unlike traditional 1-on-1 research apprenticeship, research is performed in multilevel teams. Learn more about Aggie Research Scholars.

Evening Events

Research Networking Panel

3:15-4:15 PM | MSC 2300 B
Details TBA

Research Networking Social

4:15-5:15 PM | MSC 2300 Lobby
Details TBA