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. To be considered to represent U.Va. at the conference, please complete an application here: AND e-mail the following materials to Edith Conti at the Center for Undergraduate Excellence by noon, February 10th.

  1. Abstract of 250 words or less (include your project title)
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial transcript

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence will schedule 10 minute presentations with each applicant for the week of February 15th or 22nd and then select six students to attend the conference.

For more information on the conference please see:

Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference

Harvard College
Saturday, April 9, 2016

Harvard College will host the Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference (ESSJ) on Saturday, April 9, 2016 in Boylston Hall in Harvard Yard. The conference offers undergraduate students an opportunity to disseminate the findings from their research on critical social issues within their respective fields. We welcome proposals from students whose work have been supervised by faculty and focuses on diversity, equity, and social justice.

All methodological approaches and disciplines are welcomed, including projects that are comparative, international, or transnational. Research proposals that are field-based or use participatory research methodologies are encouraged.

The proposal deadline is February 22, 2016 at 11:59pm EST.

Decisions will be notified on March 4, 2016.

Proposal guidelines

Please go to and click on Call for Proposals to complete the form and submit your research abstract. We will not accept email submissions.