Conference to showcase undergrad achievement and discovery

More than 140 students will share what they have learned during the two-day UWill Discover conference, opening today in the CAW Student Centre.

Undergraduate students in all academic disciplines will engage in oral presentations, visual presentations, art installations, film productions, and performances through the event.

Novelist Nino Ricci will deliver a keynote address at 1 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium and about 30 poster presentations will fill the Commons area starting at 2:30 p.m.

Organizers say they hope to encourage students to connect with fellow researchers, scholars, entrepreneurs, and the broader community to address real-world challenges.

“This year’s conference seeks to refocus on discovery in a broad sense, spanning traditional and non-traditional research and creative fields,” says conference chair Phillipe Wernette. “We offer our students the opportunity to express their excitement about what they have discovered and we hope you will share the experience with us.”

Find more information, including the complete program, on the conference website. Follow the two days’ activities on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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