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Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day will be April 22-29 – all online.  URCAD features research, scholarship, and creative work carried out by UMBC undergraduates, and it’s free and open to the public! Due to COVID19, this year’s event is online.

Current scholars (and all UMBC students) can get excited for the following deadline:

  • Monday, February 10, 2020-– First day applications will be accepted.
  • EXTENDED Friday, February 21, 2020 –– Final deadline for all completed online application (including faculty mentor’s recommendation).

For more specific deadlines (as some forms of presentation require earlier deadlines), check the URCAD website!

URCAD 2020 will be held online, April 22-29

The show will go on for undergraduate researchers & artists!

Here are this year’s Humanities Scholar presenters:

Lindsey Green I History

Reinforcing Evidence-Based Argumentative Writing

Mentor: Timothy Johnson


Danylo Leshchyshyn I History and Political Science

Exploring Corruption In Post-communist States

Mentor: Laura Hussey


Julia Palmer I Global Studies


Mentor: Tania Lizarazo


Colin Hrenko I Modern Languages Linguistics and Intercultural Communication

Effect Of Verb Conjugation Apps On Student Verb Conjugation

Mentor: Linda Oliva


The complete schedule is posted to this URCAD webpage.

To view student projects, see the URCAD presenter listing and click on any VT icon. Projects are also viewable by department.

Click through the links below to view the list of past presentations:

 For more information go to URCAD FAQ