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Research Symposium

Saturday, April 22nd
8AM - 3PM | Laurel Hall


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Registration is now open. Submit a poster abstract, submit an abstract for a talk, or register by Friday, April 7th at 5:00 PM



Michael T. Hren, Ph.D.

Geochemistry of Perturbations in the Global Carbon Cycle

Dr. Michael Hren is a stable isotope and organic molecular geochemist and received his M.S. at Dartmouth College and Ph.D. in Earth Sciences at Stanford University. Dr. Hren is member of the UConn Dept. of Chemistry and the Center for Integrative Geosciences and studies the chemistry of modern and ancient materials to understand how the earth system responds to perturbations to the global carbon cycle. He has worked on materials that date back as far as 3.4 Billion years and his research brings him to many corners of the globe to understand the global chemical system.

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Parking & Directions

The location of theUndergraduate Research Symposium is in Laurel Hall which is behind the Student Union Building. The closest building for drop off is the Student Union.

There is metered parking available across the street from the Student Union, in front of the Student Recreation Center. There is additional visitor parking available in the North and South Parking Garages. The University does not validate for parking.

For additional information about parking on campus, please consult the Department of Parking and Transportation Services website at


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