UNC Asheville to Showcase Undergraduate Research and Service Learning on April 23


UNC Asheville students will present more than 280 research projects at the university's Spring Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement Symposium, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. Also that day, UNC Asheville students will showcase their work in community service projects and internships at a celebration with community partners from 4:30-6 p.m., in the Sherrill Center on campus. Both events are free and open to the public.

Presentations of the students' research, which represents many topics and disciplines, including the sciences and technology, social sciences and humanities, business, language and the arts, will be offered simultaneously in many campus locations. For more information, contact UNC Asheville’s Undergraduate Research Program office at 828.251.6122. For more information, visit the Undergraduate Research Program website.

The Celebration of Service Learning, Internships and Service, which starts at 4:30 p.m. and takes place in the Sherrill Center, will feature student-created displays and presentations about their work for representatives of community partner organizations, faculty, students and others. Light refreshments will be served.

Representatives of community organizations and businesses interested in learning more about partnering with UNC Asheville to provide opportunities for internship and service learning projects are invited to attend.

The celebration is sponsored by UNC Asheville's Key Center for Community Citizenship and Service Learning, the Undergraduate Research program, the Health and Wellness Department, and Career Center. For more information, contact Selena Hilemon at 828.258.7721.