The 2018 Eighteenth Annual UMM Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) celebrates student scholarly achievement and creative activities. Students from all disciplines participate in the URS. Types of presentations include posters, oral presentations, and short or abbreviated theatrical, dance, or musical performances.

Presentations are accompanied by discussions and multimedia.

The University of Minnesota, Morris


UMM Undergraduate Research Symposium

Featuring student research, creative, and scholarly work from across campus

Saturday, April 14, 2018

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration, Student Center

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Poster/Visual Display, Oyate Hall

10:30 a.m. Welcome, Jess Larson, ACE Director

and Michelle Behr, Chancellor, Oyate Hall

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch, Dining Hall

1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Welcome, Janet Schrunk Ericksen, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean;

John Q. Imholte Hall Room #109

1:30 p.m. Introduction of Feature Presentation, John Q. Imholte Hall #109 Athena Kildegaard, Teaching Specialist in English

and James Wojtaszek, Associate Professor of Spanish

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Feature Presentation, John Q. Imholte Hall Room #109

Alexa Barta “When in Spain: Intercultural Competence in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises

2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Oral Presentations, John Q. Imholte Hall,

Room #’s: 101, 109, 112, 114