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CURQ on the Web

Welcome to CURQ on the Web.  This feature will feature supplemental materials for articles published in the print version of the CUR Quarterly, text and visual materials not included in our print version, and will showcase complete articles separate from the print version.  We hope you find this resource both interesting and valuable.  Please send your comments and suggestions regarding CURQ on the Web to kdm@bradley.edu.

Spring 2014 Edition

Human Rights and Undergraduate Research - Download Full Web Edition (Members Only)
Other Articles
Joseph L. Murray, Sean D. Fortney, Anna E. Gioni, Zoey G. Goldnick, Kevin L. LeValley, Scott R. Schler
 
Departments
CURQ Vignettes:
 

Winter 2013 Edition

Undergraduate Research in a Mobile, Web 3.0 World - Download Full Web Edition (Members Only)
 
Jon Grahe, Esther Guillaume, Jerry Rudmann
 
Other Articles
Lauren M. Dahlquist
 
Community-based Research with Podcasting in Introductory Geoscience Courses - Laura Guertin; Systems Analysis and Design of a Web-Centric Information System - Stephen Larson; VIPEr: An Online Academic Resource Enhancing Undergraduate Research - Sheila R. Smith, Sibrina Collins, Hilary Eppley, Margret Geselbracht, Elizabeth Jamieson, Adam Johnson, Chip Nataro, Barbara Reisner, Joanne Stewart, B. Scott Williams, Lori Watson; Using Mobile Technology to Enhance Undergraduate Research - Christine S. Anderson, Tracey Arnold Murray; Transforming Community-Based Studies with Mobile Apps - Jean F. Coppola
Sequestration Leads to Mid-Research Changes at University of South Alabama - Julio F. Turrens; Layoffs, Student Shifts at University of Washington - Janice DeCosmo; Summer Research Slots Hit at Central Washington University - Michael Jackson, Linda Schactler; Impacts Feared at University of New England - Deena Small, Markus Frederich, Charles Tilburg, Amy Deveau, Edward Bilsky
 

Fall 2013 Edition

Undergraduate Research as a Pathway to Innovation  - Download Full Web Edition (Members Only)
 
Barbara J Speziale
 
Amy Fairfield-Doering
 
Lauren Madden, Louise Ammentorp, Jacqueline DeNarie, Tara-Lyn Farrell
 
Who are My Members of Congress?
 
 

Summer 2013 Edition

Building Undergraduate Research Experiences into General Education - Download Full Web Edition (Members Only)
 
Ardi Kveven, Josh Searle
 
Introductory Biology Course Involves Every Student in Authentic Research - Clark A. Lindgren, David Lopatto; Engaging First-Year Students in the Earth Sciences Through Dune Research: The FYRES Experience - Deanna van Dijk, Crystal Bruxvoort; Undergraduate Research in a Japanese Culture Class: A Pedagogical Narrative - Sufumi So; First-Year Experience: Think Lile a Nurse - Marie Graf, Kathryn H. Anderson; The Practical Value of Undergraduate Participation in Descriptive Science Research - Susan J. Rehorek, Timothy D. Smith; An Integrated Research and Writing Experience for Freshman Biology Students - Christopher J. Grant, Jill B. Keeney, Norris Z. Muth
 
Lauren Griffith, Tolga Kaya
 
Susan Carson, Eric S. Miller
 
It's All About Relationships
 
 

Spring 2013 Edition

Student Voices in Undergraduate Research - Download Full Web Edition (Members Only)
 
Adam Crews
 
Cat Bradley
 
Undergraduate Research in Anthropology - Erin Smith
A Rehersal in Research - Amber A. Gibson
Student Research: The Rewards and Responsibilities - Marissa Carmello and Kazlin Mason
Conducting Research While Studying Abroad: Lessons from Central Asia - John Turiano
Undergraduate Research Abroad: A World of Opportunities - Paula Adler
Tips for a Successful Conference Poster - Nancy Abrego
How to Succeed in a Summer Research Program - Melissa Gutworth
Presenting Undergraduate Research at National Events - Amber Anderson and Bradley Celestin
Trapped Between Learning Paradigms: The Psychological Challenges of Transitioning to Research - Maria Brun
Five Ground Rules of Research for First-Generation Students - R. Ally Martin
Advice for Older Students: Pursue Research Opportunities - Julie S. Allstrom
Finding Success and Confidence in the Virology Laboratory - Jaime Antonio Castillo
 
 

Winter 2012 Edition

Connecting Undergraduate Research to Federal and State Legislators - Download Full Web Edition (Members Only)
 
Joseph C. Sloop, Judy Awong-Taylor, and Thomas G. Mundie
 
Angela Brew
 
Stuart Hampton-Reeves
 
Kelly McConnaughay
 
 
 

Fall 2012 Edition

Students as Change Agents - Download Full Web Edition (Members Only)
 
Laurie McMillan
 
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer
 
Kerry Karukstis
 
Joyce Kinkead
 
Deconstructing "Race" in (Re)constructing Change - Ayanna Brown, Holly Capot
Students' Commitment to Undergraduate Research - Karen Havholm
Undergraduate Research Training Blossoms at VCU: Pollinated by Students - Sarah E. Golding, Nicholas A. Pullen, Tenchee D. Lama Tamang, Nisan M. Hubbard, Herb H. Hill, Suzanne E. Barbour
Student Research on Concept Mapping Informs My Teaching - Bryan D. White 
 
 

Summer 2012 Edition

Presenting Results: Regional Undergraduate Research Conferences
 
Karen Nordell Pearson
 
Joyce Kinkead and the UCUR Steering Committee
 
Charlie McCormick, Rissa Potter, Elizabeth Puthoff
 
Keith A. Kline, D. Alexis Hart, and Patricia D. Hardin
 
Kelly Christopher, Thy Nguyen, Chandler Robinson, Stephen Xue, Faraz Khan, Stephanie Reeve
 
 
 

Spring 2012 Edition 

 
Measuring Undergraduate Research Experiences Through Course Credit and Faculty Annual Reports
Patricia Pukkila, Martha S. Arnold
 
Using an Annual Report to Establish Metrics of Student Participation
Allison A. Snow
 
Doubled Participation at ABRCMS: Data on the Growth of a Student-Centered Conference
Amy Chang, Irene Hulede
 
Angela Wilson
 

 

Winter 2011 Edition

Heidi L. Everett, Kristen Nairn and Catherine A. Stoch

Recruiting Undergraduates with Research: Streaming the Communication Process for Prospective Students
Julia Spears, Anne Hardy and Rachel Munoz Tripodi
 
Michele LeBlanc and Dane Rowley
 
Keoki Y. Noji
 
 
 

Fall 2011 Edition

CURQ on the Web Vignettes: Additional Examples of Undergraduate Research for All?

Supplement to: Columbus State University’s Approach to Undergraduate Research in Biology
William S. Birkhead, George E. Stanton

Undergraduate Research Highlights


Summer 2011 Edition

Posters on the Hill Report
Michael Castellani

Posters on the Hill Address
T'SeyHaye Marie Preaster

 

Spring 2011 Edition

Supplement to: Executive Officer's Column
Undergraduate Research Week Resolution (HR 1654)
America COMPETES Reauthorization

Developing a Better Way to Improve the Research Skills of Underrepresented Students
Kanyand Matand, Ning Wu, Lisa L. Rollins

Supplement to: Using Summer Research to Attract Pre-College Underrepresented Students to STEM Fields
Robert C. Johnson

Supplement to: The Crossroads of U.S. Demographics and Higher Education: A Tale of Disparate Futures
Craig Longtine, Megan Jones

CUR Quarterly Book Review Policy

 

Winter 2010 Edition

Peer Mentoring at a Space Science Undergraduate Research Program: Students' Voices and Lessons Learned
Wilson J. González-Espada

Peer Mentoring in an Introductory Biology Laboratory
Melinda Harrison, David Dunbar, Catherine Mageeney, David Lopatto

CUR Fellows Address: Remembering to Perform Actions in the Future: Can Interventions Pop Into Mind?
Gilles O. Einstein

CUR Fellows Address: Green Chemistry and Chemical Ecology
PowerPoint Presentation
Thomas E. Goodwin

 

Fall 2010 Edition

Successfully Combining Start-up Faculty Research with Undergraduate Research
Jennifer A. Bennett

Collaborative Research in Business Schools: Benefits from the Research Group Model
Kenneth R. Bartkus, David Olsen, Robert J. Mills, Stacey Barlow Hills

Undergraduate Research on Writing: Benefits to Faculty and Curriculum Development
Doug Downs, ZuZu Feder

Student and Faculty Perceptions of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
Mary Crowe, Deborah Stanford and Mona Shattrell

Supplement to "The Scholar in U Experience" at Tennessee State University
Todd Gary, Leigh Arino de la Rubia, Mark Brinkley, Maria Thompson

Supplement to NCUR: A Look Back as CUR and NCUR Join Fornces
Gregory Young, Michael Nelson

 

Summer 2010 Edition

Evaluation to Improve Programs and Demonstrate the Value of a Research Experience for Undergraduate Students
Connie Kubo Della-Piana and Gabriel M. Della-Piana

 

Spring 2010 Edition

A New Approach to Teaching Ethics in General Chemistry
Jaqueline D. Hooker, Gregory M. Ferrence, Marjorie A. Jones, and Susan M. Schelble.

Call for Submissions of Articles on the Theme "International Perspectives on Undergraduate Research"

 

Winter 2009 Edition

The Uganda Project: A Cross-Disciplinary Student-Faculty Research and Service Project to Develop a Sustainable Community- Development Program
James P. Bolender, Jr. and Anita J. Hunter

Taking Advantage of Opportunity: Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Abroad
Amy J. Orr

Call for Submissions of Articles on the Theme "International Perspectives on Undergraduate Research"
Kelly McConnaughay

Supplement to Interdisciplinary Research Projects Supported by the NCUR/Lancy Program
Janet Stocks and Sandy Gregerman

Supplement to Synthetic Biology as a New Opportunity for Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research
Todd T. Eckdahl, Jeffrey L. Poet, A. Malcolm Campbell, and Laurie J. Heyer

Supplement to Facilitated Learning Through Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Involving Retrospective Epidemiological Studies and Memories of Older Adults
Teri Shors and Susan H. McFadden

 

Fall 2009 Edition

Results from the 2008 CUR Quarterly Readership Survey
Glena Temple, Stephen Heinemann, James LaPlant

 

Summer 2009 Edition

Everything We Teach Was Once Someone’s Research: Creating a Culture of Discovery on Campus
Carl Strikwerda

 

Winter 2008 Edition

Call for Applications for CUR Quarterly Issue Editor

Models and Assessment of Collaborative Research in the Arts and Humanities
Teresa Gilliams, Lawrence Morris, Kristen Woodward, Kennon Rice and David Osgood

Thinking Big: Celebration of Scholarship Stimulates Undergraduate Research at a Small Public University
Stephen Marvel, Marjorie Maddox Hafer, and Roger Johnson

Supplement to the Gesture of Thinking: Collaborative Models for Undergraduate Research in the Arts and Humanities
Jennifer Blackmer

Supplement to Interdisciplinary Efforts Used to Assess Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Stella Erbes