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Undergraduate Research Showcase

Welcome to #URS2020

#URS2020 is going virtual!

Click here for the PDF of the program booklet!

Thank you for supporting our undergraduate students! On this site, you can watch our previously live-streamed lightning talk session and browse our virtual poster session. Make sure to provide us with your feedback, and if you’re a Boise State undergrad student, you can request extra credit and be entered in a great prize drawing!

If you have any questions, please email us at

Connect with Undergraduate Research Showcase presenters and attendees using the hashtag #URS2020.

Click here for the latest updates on the virtual showcase

What's new?

Event Name

Undergraduate Research Showcase

You may have noticed that the event’s name has changed from ‘Undergraduate Research Conference’ to ‘Undergraduate Research Showcase’. We hope more students are interested in showcasing their research to our campus community — whether the work was done for a class project, as a research assistant, or an independent project.

Event Dates - April 17th and April 24th

Friday, April 17th

On April 17, 2020 we live-streamed a plenary session featuring fourteen student from across Boise State University delivering 3-minute lightning talks about their research. Use the link above to watch the recorded session.

Friday, April 24th

Use the link above to browse the #URS2020 virtual poster session beginning on April 24th.

Presentation Types

Posters and Lightning Talks

  • Lightning Talks – This year, faculty nominated students to share their research in 3-minute lightning talks during a plenary session. The lightning talk plenary session for #URS2020 was live-streamed on Friday, April 17th. Follow the link above to watch a recording of the session.
  • Poster Presentations – All students were eligible to present their research through digital posters to be shared in an online format for #URS2020. Browse our students’ posters by following the link above beginning on Friday, April 24th.
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