*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***
DATE: Friday, April 27, 2012
WHAT: Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference
TIME: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
PLACE: Campus Center, UMass Amherst
More than 800 students from nearly all of the state’s public university and community college campuses will present their research. Students will report on thesis or capstone projects, independent study, community service and study abroad, as well as present creative work in the visual and performing arts. Some will deliver oral presentations, while others show posters to explain their research, share their findings and respond to questions.