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Nominations are due Friday, Dec. 11, to participate in the SUNY-wide research or creative activities poster session and meeting titled "SUNY Undergraduates Shaping New York's Future: A Showcase of Scholarly Posters at the Capitol." It will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in the Legislative Office Building, Albany, N.Y.

Completed nomination forms should be filled out and returned to the Undergraduate Research Council Office, Miller Building, Room 402, by 4 p.m. on Friday Dec. 11. For more information, contact Undergraduate Research Council Chair Christopher McRoberts, Geology Department.

To be eligible, the student should have completed a research project/creative activity while at SUNY Cortland, agree to complete a final abstract by Jan. 15, 2010, and prepare and present a poster for the Albany meeting on Feb. 2, 2010. Nominations are open from all matriculated full-time SUNY Cortland undergraduate students enrolled during the Spring 2010 semester. Students must be in good academic standing; not on probation, leave of absence or suspension.

Proposals from all academic disciplines are welcome and encouraged. Up to three undergraduate students and up to three alternatives will be selected by SUNY Cortland's Undergraduate Research Council from nominations received. To request a nomination form, send an e-mail to Pam Schroeder, Research and Sponsored Programs. Travel expenses for student researchers and their faculty mentors will be provided through Undergraduate Research Council Travel Grants.

The poster session is designed to bring together some of SUNY's most talented undergraduate scholars with SUNY administration officials, members of the New York state legislative delegation and their office staff, and to be included in the journal of proceedings.

The meeting will allow SUNY undergraduates the opportunity to present their research and creative academic projects to a large audience at Albany's Legislative Office Building.