Wednesday, August 29, 2012

What is URCA?

URCA stands for "Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity." 
URCA was established in 2009 by Dean Dawn Weber to support the scholarly work of students in the College of Arts and Sciences at Ashland University.  URCA is involved in promoting collaboration between faculty and students in projects that go beyond the walls of the classroom.

Rachel Carson and Kayla Hoover present
their research during a poster session at
the 2011 URCA Symposium

URCA's banner event is the annual URCA Symposium, held each spring.  The Symposium provides Ashland University students from across the College of Arts and Sciences a forum to share their work with peers, professors, and members of the community.  The Symposium showcases the wide range of scholarly experiences available in the College, as participants present projects from the fine arts, the humanites, the social sciences, and the natural sciences.

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