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27th Annual Research and Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS)

Friday, Apr 26th @ 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Research and Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS) is an annual opportunity for CU Denver undergraduate and graduate students to showcase their scholarly activities.

Each year over 200 presenters share the research and creative projects they’ve worked on throughout the academic year. Together with peers, faculty, family, and friends they celebrate CU Denver’s community of investigation and creative inquiry.

Questions about attending or getting involved? View all details on the RaCAS Website: ucdenver.edu/sites/research-day , email undergrad.research@ucdenver.edu, or call 303-315-4000.


RaCAS Schedule | Friday, April 26th 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 

Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center | Student Commons Building

The Virtual Showcase begins on Wednesday, April 24th. On Friday, April 26th, we will celebrate in-person at the Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center on the CU Denver Campus. All are welcome for this hybrid celebration showcasing posters, oral presentations, and media exhibits. The day will feature opening remarks at 9:00 am and plenty of opportunities to interact with peers, colleagues, future collaborators, family, and friends. Attend the RaCAS Resource Fair to learn how you can get involved in research and creative projects. Lunch is provided for all attendees.

8:00 – 9:00-  Wellness Center Gym

    • Presenter Set-up & Breakfast
    • Reviewer Check-in

9:00 – 9:30-  Wellness Center Gym

    • Opening Remarks from Provost Nakuma
    • Announcement of Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year Award

9:45 – 11:15-  Student Commons Building

    • HyFlex and Oral Presentations
    • President’s Sustainable Solutions Challenge Oral Presentations

11:30 – 1:00–  Wellness Center Gym

    • Poster and Media Exhibit Presentations
    • Resource Fair
    • Lunch Provided

1:30 – 2:00-  Wellness Center Gym

    • Closing Comments
    • Announcement of People’s Choice Awards
    • Announcement of President’s Sustainable Solution Awards