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Academic Excellence Week

April 4-10, 2021

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Academic Excellence Week is a Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership tradition that has been celebrating student academic and scholarly achievements for over 30 years.

Events scheduled throughout the week celebrate and honor academic excellence across the university and throughout all of the colleges. Academic Excellence Week is coordinated and sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership along with academic departments and programs across the campus. 

Academic Excellence Week Events:

 Thursday, April 8

Research Day

Virtual Conference
Apply via URSA. Application opens February 8 and closes on March 5.
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 Thursday, April 8

Undergraduate Research Symposium

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Live poster session for NCUR, McNair & Honors posters (pending details)
Virtual oral presentations

Research Excellence Awards

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 Thursday, April 8

School of Biological Sciences 10th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium & Undergraduate Posters

Posters and Graduate presentations included in Research Day - Students should register using Reserch Day URSA registration link.

 Virtual event - Date TBD

College of Education & Behavioral Sciences Honors Convocation

Details TBD

Virtual event - Date TBD

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Honors Convocation

Details TBD

 Thursday, April 8

Distinguished Scholars Celebration

Virtual Evet

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

More information

For more information, and for departments, academic programs and other units who would like to include an academic achievement related event as part of Academic Excellence Week, please contact:

Loree Crow
Director for Honors & Scholars
Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership
Campus Box 13
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639-0072
(970) 351-2940