URSCI Expo and GLS
In 2021, the URSCI Expo & Global Learning Symposium was renamed to (G)URSCI & Experiential Learning Expo. The new name reflects the ambitions and scope of the event. (G)URSCI standards for Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship, Research and Creative Investigations and the change from global learning to experiential learning truly reflects the many different ways in which our students engage with our world.
Past Programs, Overview and Abstracts
2020 (Online program has been deactivated)
Download the Program Overview (pdf) (accepted presentations, actual program was modified due to Covid-19 pandemic)
- 2018 (pdf)
- 2017 (pdf)
- 2016 (pdf)
- 2015 (pdf)
- 2014 (pdf)
- 2013 (pdf)
- 2012 (pdf)
After the Expo
For some students, presenting at Expo is just a taste of future successes. Recently, several Dominican students presented their research at professional scholarly conferences in their field.
- A psychology major won a Regional Research award from Psi Chi (the national honor society in psychology), along with the opportunity to present at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting.
- Another psychology student received a travel award and the opportunity to present at the annual Society for Neuroscience meetings.
- An English major traveled to the United Kingdom to present her undergraduate research project at a professional meeting (New Directions in Austen Studies).
“When one does any kind of meaningful independent research, there should always be a public outcome, whether it’s a presentation, a paper or an exhibit. Sharing your results with others is an important part of being a scholar.”
–Rebecca Pliske, PhD, Founding Director of URSCI and Professor, Department of Psychology