Welcome to the Online Proceedings for the 2010 Undergraduate Research Symposium. The Thirteenth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is organized by the Undergraduate Research Program, which facilitates research experiences for undergraduates in all academic disciplines. The Symposium is a chance for undergraduates to present what they have learned through their research experiences to a larger audience. It also provides a forum for students, faculty, and the community to discuss cutting edge research topics and to examine the connection between research and education. The event includes poster and presentation sessions by students from all academic disciplines and all three UW campuses, plus invited guests.

For a printer-friendly version of the entire proceedings: 2010 Symposium Proceedings


Outstanding Mentor Spotlight


Sapna demonstrates fantastic patience and enthusiasm for her students’ learning, despite the incredible amount of other responsibilities she has. She contributes with lab meetings, statistics tutorials, one on one meetings, editing help, and treats at the end of the quarter. …What makes her a gem is her ability to throw off the inertia imposed by the incredible amount of work in being a top professor, and to prioritize us. [She] is rigorous when advising my research, and simultaneously is warm and ready to talk about anything.

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