Multicultural Undergraduate Research Art and Leadership Symposium
Multicultural Undergraduate Research Art and Leadership Symposium (MURALS) is an undergraduate research and artistry symposium that provides a platform for undergraduate students with marginalized identities to showcase their scholarly work. MURALS is inclusive, rigorous, and culturally relevant.
Students will present their scholarly work (creative writing, visual and performing arts, Entrepreneurship, S.T.E.M., social sciences, humanities) while graduate students and faculty provide feedback and faculty serve as mentors. Throughout MURALS, students will have the opportunity to showcase their scholarly work and represent themselves, their departments and colleges to faculty, staff, peers, alumni, administration, and FAMILY!
- Increase their interaction and collaboration with students from diverse populations
- Communicate confidently and constructively about their research/scholarly work with their peers, faculty, and staff
- Independently synthesize and extrapolate information pertaining to their own research/scholarly work, including lessons learned, strengths, and ways to improve
- Articulate significance of independent research interests as it pertains to their field, community, nation and/or world.
- Increase professional interaction through interpersonal skills with peers, faculty, and staff
- Understand the fundamental characteristics needed to become a successful multicultural leader