Brown Bag Lunch

Undergraduate Research: Brown Bag Lunch (March 9, 2022)

“Defining Undergraduate Research Across Disciplines”

This event included a panel of presentations and open discussion about what undergraduate research looks like in various disciplines.


  • Marisa Hollywood, Kupferberg Holocaust Center
  • Heather Huggins, Communication, Theatre, and Media Production
  • Scott Litroff, Music
  • Sharon Lall-Ramnarine, Office of Academic Affairs/Chemistry
  • Roumen Vragov, Business

Moderator: Joan Petersen, Biology

Spring 2021 KHC-UR Brown Bag Lunch

This Undergraduate Research Brown Bag Lunch, held on April 28, 2021.

Spring 2021 Undergraduate Research Brown Bag Lunch #1

Time: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Location: Zoom

This event featured two guest speakers:

Professor Jody Resko, Department of Social Sciences, presented “Math Anxiety in Pre-Service Teachers: A case for Conducting Research in the Classroom”

In addition to highlighting the research that she is conducting involving negative attitudes and anxiety towards math in pre-service elementary education students, Professor Resko will be discussing ways to get students interested and involved in research by bridging the gap between research and practice by conducting classroom research.

Professor Monica Trujillo, Department of Biological Sciences and Geology, presented on “SARS-CoV-2, wastewater and the CUNY-Immigrant Team”

This is the story of how a CUNY immigrant team developed a protocol to detect the SARS-CoV-2 genetic signal in NYC wastewater during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also about wastewater surveillance becoming a great tool for public health, and a vision of possible roles for CUNY in NYC.

QCC's UR Brown Bag Lunches are informal gatherings at which faculty discuss their UR projects and ideas.

Fall 2020 UR Brown Bag lunch #2

This Undergraduate Research Brown Bag Lunch, held on October 28, 2020, featured guest speakers Mercedes Franco and Kat Griefen.

Fall 2020 UR Brown Bag lunch

This Undergraduate Research Brown Bag Lunch, held on September 30, 2020, featured guest speakers Dugwon Seo (ET) and Georgina Colalillo (Nursing).

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.