What is the URDC?
  • Students display their research posters to legislators and visitors in the Capitol rotunda in Jefferson City
  • The participating students have opportunities to let legislators know how their research addresses the needs of society
  • The URDC demonstrates to legislators the unique opportunities undergraduate students from the University of Missouri have to participate in meaningful research with faculty
  • A limited number of students from each of the four UM campuses participate

What are the criteria for selection for the URDC?

  • Missouri residency
  • Merit of the research project
  • Interest of the research project to state legislators
  • Ability to communicate well

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