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University Of North Alabama Students To Present At National Conference On Undergraduate Research

Mar. 08, 2019

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala.- Seven University of North Alabama undergraduate students have been chosen to present academic research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Kennesaw State University, April 11-12, 2019.

NCUR describes itself as the world's largest symposium for undergraduate research, featuring presentations from all academic fields and disciplines. UNA students were selected from more than 4,000 entries in this year's competitive process.

The following students are scheduled to present their work:

Mackenzie Cottles, College of Arts and Sciences

Trey Gilliland, College of Arts and Sciences

Dylan McKelvey, College of Arts and Sciences

Taylor Moore, College of Business

Chandler Mordecai, College of Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Olszyna, College of Arts and Sciences

Jada Sheehy, College of Arts and Sciences

"Our students will be presenting their work in front of a national audience, and this is an important opportunity to highlight the excellent undergraduate research being conducted on campus," said Dr. Andrea Hunt, director of the Center for Student Research. "I'm pleased the University is funding their travel so our students can have these experiences and network with other scholars."

More information about this year's NCUR conference is available at:http://www.cur.org/what/events/students/ncur/2019/.

UNA Center for Student Research

The Center for Student Research provides UNA students with the tools necessary to produce and present quality research. It offers various services and assist students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. More information about the center is available athttps://www.una.edu/studentresearch/.

University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I's ASUN and Big South Conferences. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.https://www.una.edu/