MURACE Symposium 2023

You are invited to join faculty, Administrators, and Students at the 2022 MURACE SymposiuM

Date: October 17, 2022
Time: 11am to 4pm
Location: Peabody Auditorium

Registration Required for lunch!

Please join us on Monday, October 17th in Peabody Auditorium for the 2022 MURACE Symposium to support mentors and mentees across GCSU who are engaging in undergraduate research and creative work.  All students, faculty, and staff interested in mentoring are welcome!  Lunch is included.  

The keynote panel from 3-4pm will address the issue of "Undergraduate Mentoring, Retention, and Student Success" including Associate Provost, Dr. Holley Roberts; Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Winston Tripp; Chair of PALS, Dr. Sunita Manian; and Women's and Gender Studies Coordinator and Associate Professor of Philosophy, Dr. Sabrina Hom.

This year's symposium will kick-off with a Mentor/Mentee Mingle and Networking hour at 11am followed by lunch at 12pm.  The afternoon's events include a series of panels by faculty and administrators in Peabody Auditorium to share their expertise in supporting undergraduate research and creative endeavors across the university.

 30-Minute Panels throughout the afternoon include: "The Importance of National Undergraduate Research Organizations," "Summer Research Scholars and Mentors," "Vertically-integrated Projects," "Undergraduate Publishing and Support." 

30-Minute Student Workshops will take place in Kilpatrick 225 and include: "How Do I Find a Good Mentor?," "What Is an IRB and How Do I Complete It?," "How Should I Act at a Conference?," "How Do I Write an Abstract?," "How Do I Present My Research Effectively?," and "How Do I Get the Most Out of my Conference?"

Registration is open now until October 10th.  Register early to ensure you have a seat and a meal!  You do not need to attend all sessions to participate.  Follow the link to see a schedule and to register:

For questions or more information, please contact MURACE Faculty Director, Dr. Stefanie Sevcik at

Hope to see you there!