Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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WHAT IS URC-PA?
The URC-PA poster Conference is an educational event allowing the undergraduate students enrolled in Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities to showcase their research talents to the Commonwealth’s key decision-makers. All fields of research are encouraged. As a participant, you will spend the day in the Pennsylvania Capitol Building, share experiences and ideas with your counterparts from other schools, and enlighten your state legislators on the topics that are important to you and our society. When possible, a visit to either the Senate or House Chamber is part of the day’s events.
WHEN IS THE URC-PA POSTER CONFERENCE?
The 11th URC - PA will take place March 19, 2013.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN DURING THE URC-PA POSTER CONFERENCE?
The Agenda for March 19, 2013 is available. Click here to view. The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that there will be a special guest speaker during the opening session, Dr. Richard Alley, Nobel Prize Laureate, and an Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, has agreed to address the attendees. For additional information on Dr. Alley, check out the website: http://faces.psu.edu/faces/dr-richard-alley.
WHERE IS THE URC-PA POSTER CONFERENCE?
The event is held in the East Wing Rotunda located in the Capitol Complex, Harrisburg. The registration desk is located in the East Wing Rotunda, opposite the Capitol Shop.
Please note: Although the Capitol is a public building, all visitors must pass through the security inspection including metal detectors. All bags and packages will be x-rayed, and are subject to hand inspection. Personal items may be hand-inspected. Please allow extra time for the security screening.
In January of 2013, an email will be sent to academic officers/advisors of all colleges and universities within the Commonwealth announcing the date of the event and the information for registration. Since the selection process may vary at each school, interested students should check with their institution to determine if there is an internal process for participation. The URC-PA registration process is outlined below:
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WHAT MY ADVISOR NEEDS TO KNOW:
Questions regarding your participation? Contact Melissa at 717-772-0500 or via email at REG4URCPA@pasen.gov.