Paul College URC
Friday, April 26, 2024
The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics provides undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in exciting research at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference.
Through original research and valuable guidance from mentors, this event helps students gain deeper academic knowledge as well as professional experience. This URC event includes poster presentations, oral presentations, and feedback from University and business leaders.
2023 Schedule of Events (2024 Schedule TBD)
9:00-10:30 a.m. - Poster Session I: ECON 774 - BA Economics; ECON 775 - BS Economics
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Poster Session II: Eco-Gastronomy; Multidisciplinary/Honors Thesis
12:00-1:30 p.m. - Oral Session I: Marketing Workshop Presentations
1:00-2:30 p.m. - Poster Session III: Economics of Climate Change; DEI at UNH; ECON 401 Honors
Paul College FIRE URC
Saturday, April 27, 2024
The FIRE URC is a culmination of the yearlong Grand Challenge Project that Paul College freshmen complete as a part of the First Year Research and Innovation Experience. Students spend the year researching and designing business plans for products and services that address problems relevant to today’s society. Teams are divided into five different categories based on overarching theme. This year’s theme is Business as a Force for Good focusing on the topics Energy, Environment, Food, Fashion, and Mental Health.
Holloway Prize Innovation-to-Market Competition
Bud Albin Challenge Round
Friday, April 12, 2024
Twenty teams will present advanced research and a plan for starting or enhancing a business to a panel of industry judges. Contenders have 10 minutes to present their ideas through a PowerPoint presentation, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A. Six teams will advance to the Holloway Prize Championship Round.
For more information, please visit https://paulcollege.unh.edu/holloway-competition/bud-albin-challenge-ro… or contact Holloway Prize at Holloway.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
The final stage of the Holloway Prize Innovation-to-Market Competition highlights select individuals or teams who present well-defined research as a plan to bring an innovative product or service to market.
Students are required to research and prepare strategies for commercializing new products and services. Students present a three-minute video, oral presentation and poster to a team of judges comprised of representatives from business and industry.
Prizes are awarded for the most feasible and fundable approaches for starting, acquiring, or expanding a business venture.