Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Undergraduate Research

The University of Pittsburgh will select 3 undergraduate students to participate in
Undergraduate Research at the Capitol, a poster conference in Harrisburg, PA,
on Tuesday, 23 March 2010. All expenses will be covered for the 3 Pitt students chosen to
participate. All participants are from universities and colleges in the Commonwealth.

Date: Tuesday, 23 March 2010
(This will be a day trip only, leaving Pittsburgh about 5am and returning by 9pm.)
Location: East Wing Rotunda, Capitol Building, Harrisburg
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Activities: Poster Session, Recognition in the House Chamber, Meetings with
Legislators from your home or institution district.
Poster Size: 4-feet wide by 3-feet tall; a template will be provided.

To be considered for participation, submit the requested information in a MS-Word file to Dr.
Lisa Miller (ugr@pitt.edu) by Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 5:00pm.

Students selected will be notified on Wednesday, 3 March, 2010, and will work with Dr. Miller
to revise (if necessary) their materials for submission to the conference by Friday, 5 March

Interested students are encouraged to contact Dr. Miller immediately, even if their abstract
and contact information are not yet prepared, to let her know the information will soon follow.

Abstract Format
Title (All CAPITAL letters, no italics except for foreign words):
Name of Student Author(s):
Name of Faculty Author(s):
Name of Faculty Advisor/Mentor(s):
Research Sponsor (if different from Institution):
Abstract (150-200 words, all in sentences, no bold or underline, no
references, no italics except for foreign words):

Student Authors
Institution Name:
(repeat above two lines as necessary)

Faculty Authors
Email Address:
(repeat above three lines as necessary)
Faculty Advisor/Mentor(s):
Email Address:

Contact Information
(for each student attending)
Email Address:
Permanent Address (including zip code):
Campus Mailing Address:
Academic Major:
Year of Study:
Special Needs:
Institution Name:

(If appropriate, leave sections blank.)

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