The 28th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Hosted by the
Department of Chemistry
The University of Memphis

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URC Conference Award Winners

Participating faculty from the University of Memphis and visiting institutions voted the following students oral presentation award winners ($250 each):

Yvette Abadie from The University of Southern Mississippi

Sonja Brooks from The University of Alababma at Birmingham

Peter Huwe from Mississippi College

Michelle Thornhill from Union University

award winners

Main Page--URC on Saturday, Feb 23, 2008

The members of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Memphis were pleased to host the 28th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference which was held on Saturday, February 23, 2008. Registration and the Morning Mixer began at 8:00 AM.

Our very own Dr. Abby Parrill, Aktins Professor of Chemistry and Director of CROMIUM, the Computational Research on Materials Institute gave the plenary lecture for this year's conference.

Conference registration is free, and the presentations are open to the public. A complimentary catered lunch was served to all registered attendees.

For further information, please email Dr. Dan Baker (

We also offer a special thanks to The Department of Chemistry at the University of Memphis and Dr. Frank A. Anthony form Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc., Memphis, TN for their generous donations that fund the Student Presentation Awards.

Instructions for Student Presenters:

  • 20 minutes per talk (presentation + questions)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint is preferred
  • USB drives are preferred
  • If you require a MAC, please bring your laptop for a direct connection

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