Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Upcoming Student Conferences

SNCURCS – State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: October  12, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Barthalmus Research Grant Deadline: October 12, 2016
  • Mentor Approval Deadline: October 14, 2016
  • Email Acceptance Notification by: October 24, 2016
  • Registration Deadline: October 19, 2016
  • Checks/Payment Due by: October 19, 2016
  • Presentation Schedule on website by: October 26, 2016

SNCURCS: Saturday, November 5, 2016

Poster on the Hill (POH) 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 4, 2016
Notification of abstract acceptance Early February 2017
Early Registration opens Sunday, March 1, 2015

NCAS- North Carolina Academy of Sciences

Location: High Point University
Date:  March 24-25, 2017

Online Abstract Submissions Opens
January 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline
March 1, 2017


NCUR – National Conferences on Undergraduate Research

Location: The University of Memphis

Online Abstract Submissions Opens
October 3, 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline
December 2, 2016
Review of Submissions
December 2, 2016-January 13, 2017
Notification of Decision on Abstracts
January 23, 2017
Deadline for Early Conference Registration
February 19, 2017
NCUR 2017 Conference
April 6-8, 2017

Registration now open!

 High-PURCS – High Point University Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

Abstracts open Jan 2017/Due March 1st

Location: High Point University

Date: April 20th

For more information, contact

BigSURS – Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium 


Date: Not held in 2017

Contact Us

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

Phone: 336-841-9613

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Athletic Training & ACL Injuries

Andrea Baellow, an athletic training major, shares her experiences performing undergraduate research on the relation of the hip to ACL injuries and their prevalence in younger females. Her experiential education at High Point University was supported by the state of the art Human Biomechanics & Physiology Lab, where she could apply what she has learned with hands-on experience.