Dominican students present at NCUR in Utah

More than 45 Dominican University of California students presented 39 poster and oral presentations from original search March 29-31 at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Weber State University in Utah.

The annual conference, held on a different university campus each year, gives undergraduate scholars in all fields and from all types of institutions of higher learning a forum to share the results of their work through posters, presentations, performances and works of art. Dominican served as NCUR host in 2007.

This year Dominican earned an impressive 81 percent acceptance rate at NCUR, with 47 abstracts accepted. Presenters represented a variety of academic disciplines at Dominican, including biology, environmental sciences, nursing, education, psychology, biochemistry, English, philosophy and ethics, religion, and political science.

Click here to see the list of Dominican students and the variety of topics they presented at Weber State University.

Overall, more than 2,000 abstracts by undergraduate students from 300 colleges and universities throughout the United States were presented at NCUR, March 29 to 31.

The annual NCUR conference was created in 1986 to promote undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study. NCUR attracts student presenters from all corners of the academic curriculum. Attendance has grown from 260 presenters in 1986 to more than 2,000 in 2011.