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Student Invited to Present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Andrew Trask, a Belmont senior pursuing a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.S. in Applied Discrete Mathematics, will be presenting an oral presentation at NCUR 2013 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in April 2013. Chosen from more than 3,500 submissions, his abstract demonstrates a unique contribution to his field of study.  The title of his presentation is “Predicting Stock Change Using Twitter and Artificial Neural Networks.” The National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), established in 1987, is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study by sponsoring an annual conference for students. Attendance is anticipated to range from 3,000 to 3,500 individuals representing over 300 research universities, comprehensive universities, and private liberal arts colleges, from 35 to 45 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Canada and other countries.