The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Symposium provides an opportunity for undergraduate students from all disciplines to share their research and creative activities with the UCR community. Students may present their work in a variety of ways, such as oral presentations, poster sessions, art exhibits, performances, and electronic media.

This year's symposium presentations will be hosted in a hybrid model, Completed & Emerging Research presentations will be presented live via Zoom. Poster Presentations will be hosted in person at UCR's Bell tower. Please see the schedule for a listing of all student presentations and virtual session Zoom links.

The Symposium will host presentations from students across all Colleges:

  • College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Public Policy

View the full presentation schedule

Video of Support for presenters from Chancellor Wilcox


Additionally, we would like to thank the following members of the Research Symposium Faculty Advisory Board and Undergraduate Education Team:

Faculty Advisory Board
  • Dr. Sihem Cheloufi, Biochemistry
  • Dr. Marc Debay, Family Medicine, SoM
  • Dr. Annie Ditta, Psychology
  • Dr. John Franchak, Psychology
  • Dr. Patricio Gallardo, Mathematics
  • Dr. Denver Graninger, History
  • Dr. Yasemin Irepoglu, Political Science
  • Dr. Kevin Kou, Chemistry
  • Dr. Bree Lang, Economics
  • Dr. Wei Liu, Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Dr. Bella Merlin, Theatre, Film, and Digital Production
  • Dr. Georg Michaels, History
  • Dr. Daniel Novak, Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health
  • Dr. Seán O'Leary, Biochemistry
  • Dr. William Porter, Environmental Sciences 
  • Dr. Carolyn Rasmussen,  BPSC
  • Dr. Rebekah Richert, Psychology
  • Dr. Louis Santiago, Botany & Plant Sciences
  • Dr. Annika Speer, Theatre, Film, and Digital Production
Undergraduate Education Team
  • Richard Cardullo, Associate Dean and Director of University Honors
  • Gladis Herrera-Berkowitz, Director of Engaged Learning
  • Lisa Des Jardins, Assistant Director of Engaged Learning
  • Jennifer Kavetsky, Coordinator, Engaged Learning
  • Macy Ring, Program Manager, Engaged Learning
  • Shanshan Liao - Web Developer
  • Mona Nelson - Executive Manager and Assistant to the Vice Provost