Conferences & Symposia


11th Annual ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference

Syracuse University
April 8 – April 10, 2016

Students in all majors are encouraged to apply to represent the University of Virginia at the annual Atlantic Coast Conference undergraduate research conference. Call for proposals will be announced early in the Spring 2016 semester.
For more information on the conference please see:

Virginia Undergraduate Research Showcase at the Statehouse

January 25, 2016
sponsored by the Virginia Academy of Science

To highlight the importance of the research of undergraduate students across the Commonwealth of Virginia to the lawmakers whose support helps make their research possible, the Virginia Academy of Science (VAS) is sponsoring a "Research Showcase at the Statehouse" event in Richmond, January 25, 2016.

Selected students will present a poster of their research to legislators as well as be formally introduced to the committees covering science affairs in both houses of the legislature. The VAS Education Committee will select students to participate in this event from among applicants who submit a research abstract and complete the application form at

The committee will select applicants on the basis of scientific merit, institutional diversity and diversity across the scientific disciplines. Applications will be due by November 15, 2015.

Please contact Mike Wolyniak ( with questions about this event.