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2017 Posters on the Hill

Washington, DC

The Council on Undergraduate Research is pleased to announce this year's 21st annual Poster on the Hill event in Washington, D.C will be held April 25th-26th. This is a competitive event, giving students the opportunity to showcase their research to congressional members, meet with their representatives, and learn about advocacy for undergraduate research.

Sixty top student research projects have been selected out of hundreds of applications. Students and their faculty mentors will have the opportunity to present their research on April 26th from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Rayburn Cafeteria (B-357). Optional field trips and orientation will begin on April 25th with congressional meetings occuring on April 26th. We look forward to hosting this years exceptional undergraduate researchers.

The 2017 program and schedule will be made available closer to the event. Questions may be directed to Lindsey Thomas, Manager for Student Programs, at Lthomas@cur.org.

To view a complete list of 2016 selected student research, please take a look at the 2016 full program

  • Application opens: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
  • Application closes: Friday, November 4, 2016.  Portal closes at 11:59PM EST.
  • Notification of selection: early February 2017
  • Posters on the Hill Event: TBD, date will be set once the congressional calendar is in place
Questions about your Posters on the Hill application?  Please email Lindsey Thomas

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