Turn your ideas into opportunities!
The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to showcase their research at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC). Through original research and valuable guidance from mentors, students gain a deeper academic knowledge as well as professional experience. This URC event includes poster presentations, oral presentations and feedback from University and business leaders.
The Paul College URC will take place on Friday, April 26, 2019
SPREAD THE WORD
You’ve worked hard towards this day – now let’s get the word out to your family, friends and professors! Visit URC for Students to send a customized evite with your presentation information.
Visit the Presentation Help section of the UNH URC website for oral presentation and poster presentation tips.
INFORMATION SESSION WITH UNH PRINTING SERVICES
Paul College URC Poster Info Session with UNH Printing Services
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Paul College, Room G45
Presentation given by UNH Printing Services with tips for creating successful research poster presentations and good poster examples.
If you weren't able to attend the Info Session, the documents that were shared at the 2019 meeting can be found here.
URC PRINTING REQUIREMENTS
Students presenting at the Paul College URC are required to have a 32"x40" foam core poster. Printing your poster and then gluing/stapling/tacking it to poster board or foam board does not qualify. Students who do not follow this requirement will not receive the full poster reimbursement. Please see the URC Poster Printing Guide for further information.
Students also presenting posters in the Charles & Miriam Nelson Poster Competition should follow the guidelines for the Holloway Competition.
ORDERING YOUR POSTER
Place the order for your poster to be printed here.
The deadline to submit your URC poster to Printing Services is Friday, April 19, 2019!
Once you submit your poster to be printed, you’ll need to submit a PDF for inclusion on the Paul College URC webpage. As with the posters, this needs to be submitted no later than Friday, April 19.
- Step 1: Click here to send email
- Step 2: Name your poster presentation as follows: Session Name.Last Name of Team Leader. Examples: EcoG.Smith, EconBS.Smith, EconBA.Smith, ISBA.Smith, Econ676.Smith, Honors.Smith, MultiD.Smith
- Step 3: Attach PDF (Do not include any text or questions in the email as you will not receive a response)
- Step 4: Send
URC PRINTING REIMBURSEMENTS
All students presenting at the Paul College URC event will be reimbursed up to $50 towards the cost of printing their required poster. Winning teams will be fully reimbursed for the cost of their poster. Students must have their posters mounted to foam core (see above) in order to receive reimbursement. Students will receive one $50 reimbursement per team – NOT per team member.
All reimbursements are subject to the student/team presenting at the Paul College URC. Those students/teams who do not show up to present on the day of the event will not be eligible for the reimbursement.
To receive the reimbursement, all students will be required to submit an ORIGINAL RECEIPT along with an expense report form. Forms and receipts will only be accepted AFTER the Paul URC event to ensure student participation. Please contact Paul College Events at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019
Charles & Miriam Nelson Poster Competition*
Noon to 2 p.m.
Paul College, Rooms G35 & G45
Established with a gift from Charles & Miriam Nelson, this poster competition gives students an opportunity to showcase their research into entrepreneurship.
FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019
Bud Albin Challenge Round*
1-4 p.m. Presentations, Paul College
4-8:15 p.m. Run-Off Round, UNH ECenter
In the Bud Albin Challenge, students will present advanced research and a plan for starting or enhancing a business to a panel of industry judges. Six teams will advance to the Paul J. Holloway Prize Innovation to Market championship round.
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019
Paul College URC
Remarks by Victoria Parker, Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Faculty Administration, Associate Professor of Management
Oral Session I
11:10 to 12:30 p.m.
Paul College, Rooms G85, 135, 165, 175
Marketing Workshop Presentations
Oral Session II
2:10 to 3:30 p.m.
Paul College, Room 235
Atkins Investment Group
SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019
9-10 a.m. Poster Presentations, Paul College, Great Hall
10-11:30 a.m. Grand Challenge Presentations, Paul College, Rooms G85, 165, 175, 185, 115
1-2 p.m. Final Round Presentations, Paul College, Room G75
Each FIRE Team will present their Grand Challenge product or service proposals.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2019
Paul J. Holloway Prize Innovation to Market Competition*
The final stage of the Holloway Prize Innovation-to-Market Competition, established to honor New Hampshire entrepreneur Paul J. Holloway highlights select individuals or teams who present well-defined research as a plan to bring an innovative product or service to market.
*Students participating in the Charles and Miriam Poster Competition, Bud Albin Challenge and Holloway Prize Competition will be emailed specific instructions.
2019 Paul College URC Committee
Melda Ormeci Matoglu – URC Chair/Decision Science Department
Eileen Laskoski – Marketing Events Manager
Andrew Earle – Management Department/Holloway Competition
Peter Masucci – Marketing Department
Dan Winans – Hospitality Department (Eco-G)
Loris Rubini – Economics Department
John Hasseldine – Accounting & Finance Department
- John Aber
- Tevfik Aktekin
- E. Hachemi Aliouche
- Reagan Baughman
- Stephen Ciccone
- Caitlin DeSoye
- Shuili Du
- Andrew Earle
- Bruce Elmslie
- Yin Germaschewski
- Robert Gough
- Jennifer Griffith
- Lin Guo
- Kholekile Gwebu
- John Hasseldine
- Marc Herold
- Ali Hojjat
- Moein Khanlari
- Inchan Kim
- Scott Lemos
- Huimin Li
- Peter Masucci
- Russell Miles
- Mihail Miletkov
- Jonathan Nash
- Andrew Ogden
- Anthony Pescosolido
- Catherine Plante
- Linda Ragland
- Daniel Remar
- Aziz Saglam
- Stephan Shipe
- Jeffrey Sohl
- Michael Swack
- Billur Akdeniz Talay
- John Tommasi
- James Wible
- Daniel Winans
- Le Xu
- Peter Zaimes
1st Place: Nicole Williamson - Increasing Farm Sustainability: Designing a Biofilter to Manage Compost Gas Exhaus
2nd Place: Carina Berglund - The Nutritional Impact of Meals 4 Kids on Participating Families in the New Hampshire Seacoast
3rd Place: Tia Floyd - Behind the Seeds at The Farm: Cultivating Sustainable Young Minds Through Experiential Learning
1st Place: Alexis Gray - The Determinants of Average Student Debt in New England
2nd Place: Nooran Alhamdan - The Rentier State: Does Rentierism Hinder Democracy?
3rd Place : Logan Malone - Walkability and NH Property Values
1st Place: Riley McAlpine, Sarah Nadeau, Alexandra Work - Dominant Causes of Income Inequality in the United States
2nd Place: Tyler Hoyle, Connor Smith, Wonjune Song - The Effects of Cigarette Taxes on Smoking
3rd Place: Scott Jakubowicz, Adam McIlveen, Michael Retrum - Determinants of Variation in Stock Prices
Economics of Sports (Econ 676)
1st Place: Scott Jakubowicz - MLB Salary Trends Behind the Numbers
2nd Place: Ethan Vient - Economics Analysis of the Boston Celtics Rebuild: How the Celtics used Monopoly Power to Construct a Championship Contender
3rd Place: Trevor Lacy -Disadvantages of the Utah Jazz's
Information System and Business Analytics
1st Place: Gage Benson, Zachary Foster, Ryan Ho, John Milne, Jack Russo - UNH Lacrosse Analytics
2nd Place: Bryce Brown, Mark Coleman, Brian Deshaines, Joseph LaRocca, Mary McLamb - Timberland
3rd Place: Trevor Lacy, Jessica Lavallee, Jack Niles, Douglas Rose, Nicholas Ware -UNH Campus Recreation Certification Database
Multidisciplinary/Honors Thesis (Track 1)
1st Place: Sardar Khan -Portfolio Optimization with International Diversification
2nd Place: Anna Peaslee - Gender in Corporate Governance and Going Concern Opinions
3rd Place: Jemina Shepherd -Is Skill Biased Technological Change a Cause of Income Inequality?
Multidisciplinary/Honors Thesis (Track 2)
1st Place: Win Phyu Phyu - Challenges International Students Face and their Perceived Values on UNH
2nd Place: Alexis Gray - Brands Take a Stand for Good: The Effect of Brand Activism on Social Media Engagement
3rd Place: Bryce Brown -Predictive Analytics for College Basketball