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Spring Research Symposium

You are invited to join Michigan Research and Discovery Scholars for our annual Spring Research Symposium - this time, from the comfort of your own computer!

What: The Symposium is the culmination of a year of hard work for our students. First-year students will present a 3-4 minute Google Slides presentation about their research experience. Please stop by the event to check out our different presenters!

When: Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 from 6-8PM EDT and Wednesday April 21st, 2021 from 6-8PM EDT.

Where: This event will be held virtually over Zoom. Registration is required. Please email to register for this event.

Guests: This event is open to the public! Students had the opportunity to invite their research mentors, family, and friends. Invitations will be sent out the week of February 22nd, 2021. If you did not receive an invitation but would like to attend, please email for more information.

Format: Our symposium will take place on two dates. We will have three 25-minute sessions on each date, and there will be five breakout rooms per session. Students will be assigned to one presentation slot within one breakout room. The final presentation schedule will be released on this website before April 7th, 2021.

If you think you need an accommodation in order to be able to fully participate in this event, please email with your request. A professional staff member from MRADS will then connect with you directly to determine best options.

For more information, e-mail

*** Please note: MRADS is the residential affiliate of UROP and holds a separate Research Symposium.

Symposium 2018

Please enjoy this video of our students at the annual Spring Research Symposium