NAU Undergraduate Expo

APRIL 19-29, 2018

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A week-long showcase for research in the arts, business, education, the humanities, and the sciences

Join NAU students, faculty, staff, and the Flagstaff community at the 2018 Undergraduate Expo, a series of events for students to share their discoveries and creative ideas. All events are free and open to the public. Visit to find buildings and parking locations on the NAU Flagstaff campus. 

Schedule of Expo Events

April 19: Educate2Act
Educate2Act, held from 12 to 5 p.m., at Eastburn Education, room 190 is an undergraduate research conference hosted by NAU’s College of Education focusing on important issues in the field of education. The theme of the event is “Threads of Hope: Unstitching Privilege to Weave Diversity.” Participating students will present their ideas through talks, essays, workshops, videos, posters, and creative performances. To learn more, visit Educate2Act.  

April 19 and 20: Student Water Symposium
The Student Water Symposium (SWS) is an annual student-organized event held to coincide with Earth Week. At the SWS, undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines have the opportunity to share their research and collaborate on water resources issues. The SWS features a keynote address by Tim Palmer, author of Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy. To learn more and see a full schedule of SWS events and venues, visit the Student Water Symposium

April 20: Interdisciplinary Climate Change Teach-in
The Interdisciplinary Climate Change Teach-in, sponsored by the NAU Honors College, is a full day of interdisciplinary talks and round tables on climate change. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kaibab Room in the University Union. To register, visit the Interdisciplinary Climate Change Teach-in.  

April 25-29: Student Artist Series
The NAU School of Music is sponsoring a series of performances by students, at various times and locations. For more information, visit the NAU School of Music.  

April 27: BFA Show Opening Reception
At the BFA Show in the Beasley Gallery, students pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree from the College of Arts & Letters showcase the results of their capstone projects. The opening reception, to be held from 5 to 7 p.m., will feature artwork of all kinds. To learn more, visit the Beasley Gallery.  

April 27: The 10th Annual Undergraduate Symposium
At the Undergraduate Symposium, held from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 2 to 4 p.m. at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome and the du Bois Center, more than 1,000 students from all colleges will come together to share their creative discoveries and present in-depth research and scholarly work. Symposium activities include poster presentations, exhibits, performances, and demonstrations that showcase the diversity of the students' experiences and the wide range of innovation possible at NAU. To learn more, visit the Undergraduate Symposium.