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Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences

Conducting research is great, but it doesn’t do much good if others don’t know about it. That is why the ability to communicate your discoveries is a vital skill as a scientist.

The Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences (DUCURS) provides the opportunity to practice that skill and share the outcomes of your research with the Drake community and the public through poster and oral presentations. Regional collaborators in industry, Iowa government, and business often attend the presentations.

The Drake University Science Collaborative Institute sponsors the DUCURS, which is held annually during spring semester.

Important Admission Dates

Monday-Friday - Schedule an individual visit to tour Drake

Now - Apply for Admission: Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020 terms 

Now - Enroll for Spring or Fall 2020

January 31 - Music Audition Day

February 7 - Music Audition Day

Febraury 10 - Teacher Ed@Drake Day

February 14 - Sophomore & Junior Sneak Peek

Febraury 17 - Sophomore & Junior Sneak Peek

February 17 - Theatre Audition Day

February 27 - Pharmacy & Health Sciences Day