Call for abstracts: UMSS21

The 2021 annual UMaine Student Symposium (#UMSS21) is held every spring and is open to all disciplines. All students from the University of Maine and the University of Maine Machias can present their research and creative activity in the form of video presentations and will be judged by faculty, staff, and community sponsors.

UMSS21 invites students to submit their research and creative activity abstracts by Wednesday, March 10.

Submissions must first be in the form of an abstract followed by a video presentation describing the focus, method or process, and outcomes of the project.

  • Your submissions must be authored by one or more students currently enrolled at the University of Maine or University of Maine at Machias.
  • All submissions will need pre-approval from the faculty mentor associated with the project.

Please note that all CUGR, UMaine Medicine, AI (Artificial Intelligence), CLAS, and Graduate MSGC Fellowship Award and Undergraduate MSGC Research Experience recipients are required to submit an abstract and must present at this event.

Quick facts/links:

When: Friday, April 16th, 2021
Where: University of Maine, Virtually
Submit your Abstract:
Abstract Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Abstract Acceptance Notifications sent by: Friday, March 19, 2021
Video Presentation Information is Available:
Video Presentations due by: Friday, March 26, 2021
How to Apply to be a Judge:

For questions about the 2020 UMaine Student Symposium contact