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CUR Quarterly Call for Articles and Vignettes- Fall 2013 Issue

Call for Submissions for the Fall 2013 issue of the CUR Quarterly:

Undergraduate Research as a Pathway to Innovation”
The theme of the Fall 2013 CUR Quarterly will focus on undergraduate research as a pipeline to the increasing demand for professionals and source of economic development.  We seek 4 to 5 authors who can write articles that address issues about creating, implementing, sustaining, and assessing undergraduate research experiences to support the changing economy.  In addition, we welcome shorter vignettes (300 words) that offer concrete, creative suggestions with regard to any aspect of undergraduate research and general education.

Examples of topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
·         Models of opportunities that attract and retain students in the fields that are crucial to the country’s economic success and global competitiveness.

·         Assessing new ways of addressing intellectual property in order to bring discoveries to market.
·         Models for interdisciplinary experiences that result in transformative research.
·         Connecting undergraduate research experiences to economic development and job creation.
If you are interested in contributing an article or vignette, please submit a short (300-500 words) prospectus describing the focus of your proposed article or vignette online at http://curq.msubmit.net/ (this is a new process- see some additional details below) by October 29, 2012. Accepted authors will be notified by November 12, 2012.

Final articles will be 2000 to 3500 words in length.  The final text for review and editing must be submitted by December 20, 2012.

Please forward the message to anyone who might be interested in submitting an article or vignette.

-October 29, 2012 Short (300-500 words) prospectus of proposed article or vignette submitted online.
-December 20, 2012    Final text for review and editing deadline
Kelly McConnaughay              Janet Stocks                            
Editor-in-Chief                         Issue Editor                           &​nbsp; 
CUR Quarterly                          CUR Quarterly
We will now be taking abstract/article submissions through content management software. 
- To start the process visit: http://curq.msubmit.net/cgi-bin/main.plex 

- For first time users please click the link “register for an account” 
(Please note you www.cur.org login information will not work on this page)
-After registering for an account, login
-Click the link “ Submit Manuscript” 
- Select the Prospectus button
-The software will walk you through the remainder of the process


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