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Abstracts and Schedules



URCAD Events Schedule 2017




9:30-9:50 a.m.


Dr. Philip Rous, UMBC Provost

Recognition of UMBC Review Editors
Dr. Susan McDonough (History), Faculty Advisor
Prof. Guenet Abraham (Visual Arts), Art Director

Student Editors
Dylan Elliott
Emily Huang

Student Graphic Designers
Amir Khatirnia
Maryam Banyahmad

UC 312

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Poster Session I

UC Ballroom

10:00 a.m. – Noon

1st Concurrent Oral Presentations

UC 310, 312, 204

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Dance Performances

Dance Cube, 337 PAHB

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

General Session and Keynote Speaker

Opening Remarks
Dr. Simon Stacey, Interim Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education

Introduction of URA Scholars for 2017-2018
Prof. Vin Grabill (Visual Arts), Dr. Carolyn Forestiere (Political Science)
URA Faculty Committee Members

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Dr. James Grubb, History

Alumni Keynote Speaker
Michelle Margolis Chesner, ’06 History, minor Ancient Studies



UC 312

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Poster Session II

UC Ballroom

1:15 – 4:00 p.m.

2nd Concurrent Oral Presentations

UC 310, 312, 204

1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Film and Digital Projections

Dresher Center Conf. Room, 216 PAHB

Oral Presentations Schedule

Poster Session 1 Schedule

Poster Session 2 Schedule

Creative Arts Schedule

(dance, film, photography and digital storytelling, video games)


URCAD 2017 Student Abstracts in Alpha Order

Events, by room:

  • UC Ballroom
  • UC Lobby
  • UC 310
  • UC 312
  • UC 204
  • Dance Cube, 337 PAHB (dance performances)
  • Dresher Center Conference Room, 216 PAHB (film screenings)
  • FA 3rd Floor Gallery