Baruch College to Host International Conference of Undergraduate Research

NEW YORK, NY – September 25, 2015 – For a second year, Baruch College undergraduates will present original research alongside colleagues from around the globe as part of the International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR). The conference, organized by the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom and Monash University in Australia features participants from twelve colleges around the globe. Baruch is one of four colleges from the United States participating in this year’s event. Eight undergraduate students from Baruch will be presenting their work ranging in topics from “Domestic Violence as a Cultural Issue” to “Cuba and the Diaspora: Family and Nation”. Provost David Christy and David Birdsell, Dean of the School of Public Affairs will provide opening remarks.

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WHAT: International Conference of Undergraduate Research
WHEN: September 29-30

WHERE: Baruch College – Information and Technology Building (Library)
151 East 25th Street
Room H-620
About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak more than 129 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to
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