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How Can I Share My Work?

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Presenting your work in a professional setting is the ultimate reward for and validation of your scholarly efforts. If you would like to share your creative work or results from your research project, you have many choices to present, perform, exhibit, etc. at events nationwide.

If this is the first time for you to share your work publicly, you may want to choose a local or regional event, because the large, national venues can sometimes be intimidating for first-time presenters.

Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity

The Southern Miss Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity (UGS), is an annual on-campus conference for students of all majors.

Find information about UGS here! 


National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is an annual conference for students of all majors to showcase their research and creative activity.

Apply for DCUR support to attend NCUR


Student Opportunity Center

The Student Opportunity Center (SOC) lists many additional presentation and publication opportunities for undergraduate students.

Log into SOC


Contact a DCUR representative:

Dr.%20Sabine%20Heinhorst or Dr.%20Rebecca%20Tuuri for all questions about DCUR

The University of Southern Mississippi
Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research
118 College Dr. #5162
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001



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Contact a member of the UGS Planning Committee in your area of interest for questions related to conventions of presentations in your discipline.

Contact Dr.%20Rebecca%20Tuuri or Dr.%20Sabine%20Heinhorst for questions related to abstract submission or registration, UGS schedule or program, judging or moderating.

Contact Dr.%20Kelly%20Lester, Professor%20Allen%20Chen, Professor%20Jared%20Hollingsworth or Dr.%20Nicholas%20Ciraldo for questions related to the Arts Showcase.
Contact the Center%20for%20Community%20Engagement%20for all questions about community-engaged projects.