Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Important Dates – Present Research


– HPU Research and Creativity Symposium –

Abstracts open spring semester

Abstracts Due: March 27, 2020

Location: High Point University

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

For more information, contact




– State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium –

Location: Duke University (cohosted with NCSSM)
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Abstract Submission Deadline: October 21, 2019
Barthalmus Research Grant Deadline: October 18, 2019
Mentor Approval Deadline: October 24, 2019
Email Acceptance Notification by: TBD
Registration Deadline: November 4, 2019

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works covers registration costs and will hire a bus for transportation. Contact Dr. Altman if you are presenting or wish to attend.



Posters on the Hill

– Sponsored by CUR –

Location: Washington DC, at the Capitol
Date: TBA, date set once the congressional calendar is in place

Very Competitive and restricted to projects that may be of interest to legislators
HPU is an institutional member

Abstract Submission closes November 5, 2019
Notification of abstract acceptance Early February 2019
Early Registration opens TBA

HPU students may apply for a URCW grant for funds to attend.




– North Carolina Academy of Sciences –

Location: Lenior Rhyne University (Hickory, NC)
Date: March 27-28, 2020

Online Abstract Submissions Opens
Abstract Submission Deadline
Conference Registration Deadline TBA




– National Conferences on Undergraduate Research –

Location: Montana State University, Bozeman Montana
Date: March 26-28, 2020
Largest undergraduate conference in the country!

Online Abstract Submissions Opens
September 30, 2019
Abstract Submission Deadline
December 6, 2019
Notification of Decision on Abstracts January 15, 2020
Deadline for Early Conference Registration January 21,  2020
Deadline for Late Conference Registration
March 13, 2020

HPU students may apply for a URCW grant for funds to attend.

Contact Us

Dr. Joanne Altman, Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Phone: 336-841-9613

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