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The 2022 UPPF Research Symposium Follow-Up

Friday, 15 April 2022

IPCE's Urban Public Policy Fellowship (UPPF) Program Fellows presented their research posters on April 15th in a virtual setting, led by Program Manager Gabriela Avila. The symposium showcased our Undergraduate Fellows' public policy research, with policy-related projects that stem from hands-on research experience.  Topics included justice, community development, gentrification, immigration, mental health, health disparities, and education

Welcome remarks were given by Joseph K. Hoereth, Director of the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement (IPCE) and Joseph Fields, Associate Director of the African American Academic Network (AAAN).

UPPF presenters included Jocelyn Aranda-Ortiz, Ariana Ascencio, Maria Baeza, Malaquias Crystal, Alejandra Diaz, Michael Fernandes, Yaritzi Hernandez, Elias Kassa, Soha Khatib, David Marroquin, Marisa Miles, Mummypraise Ovoh, Afua A. Owusu-Ansah, Ashley Perez, Anna Pirvu, Terrice Randolph, Mandalyn Renicker, Gabriela Gomez Samano, Nimisha Sharma, and Andrea Zaragoza. We are excited to see what they do in the future, and wish them each the best!

The day was closed by Luis Duarte, Executive Director of Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES).

View the Fellows' Abstracts and Presentation Posters

Mummypraise Ovoh and her research poster

Mummypraise Ovoh presents her research

Afua A. Owusu-Ansah presents her research to peers and guests

Afua A. Owusu-Ansah shares her research with peers and guests

Jocelyn Aranda-Ortiz presents her research at the Symposium

Jocelyn Aranda-Ortiz presents her research at the Symposium