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CUR Releases 2023 STR Program Participants

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) congratulates the following 41 teams accepted to be a part of the 2023-24 Scholars Transforming Through Research (STR) Program. The STR Program is a competitive application-based professional development opportunity for teams consisting of a campus representative and one to three undergraduate students.

Future Doctor Finds Passion for Research

Binghampton University undergraduate Eliza Klos has already crafted a sturdy foundation to flourish as a physician, including getting involved in research early — even before getting into college.

From a dream to a double major and prestigious honor thanks to Undergraduate Research

Allyson Thompson has always felt at home hiking in a prairie. To her, life is better lived along a winding path. So it’s almost fitting that her path to Northern Illinois University involved several twists and turns.

Utah State Sends 12 to Present at Conference for English Majors

USU’s English Department was well-represented at the annual Sigma Tau Delta Convention in Denver, Colorado, from March 29-April 1 with 12 undergraduate participants from four different campuses. The Sigma Tau Delta Convention is the largest organization in the country dedicated to supporting undergraduate research and professional development for English majors. About 1,000 students attend from all over the country.

UNT’s Fuchs Selected as 2023 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee

Dr. Jannon Fuchs, professor in the University of North Texas’s (UNT) Department of Biological Sciences, has been selected as the 2023 Council on Undergraduate Research – Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee. The award gifts $5,000 for the awardee’s undergraduate research program.

CUR Names Rhodes College’s Stoddard as Silvia Ronco Innovative Mentor Awardee

Dr. Shana Stoddard, associate professor of chemistry at Rhodes College in Tennessee, has been selected as the 2023 recipient for the Council on Undergraduate Research’s (CUR) Silvia Ronco Innovative Mentor Award.

Grinnell College’s Professor Garrison Selected as 2023 CURAH Awardee

Dr. John Garrison, professor of English at Grinnell College in Iowa, has been selected as the 2023 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) – Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee.

Spring 2023 CUR Psychology Division Newsletter

The Psychology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research provides networking opportunities, activities, and resources to assist psychology administrators, faculty members, students, practitioners, and others in advancing undergraduate research.

Triple-Major Undergraduate Researcher Becomes OSU’s 30th Goldwater Scholar

It is not every day that you meet a student like Alexandra Bias.Bias is a senior at Oklahoma State University and is triple majoring in chemical engineering, mathematics and political science. Whether it be research, student government, Greek life or service, Bias exhibited her motivation to become involved as an undergraduate student. She holds the prestigious titles of Goldwater Scholar, Niblack Research Scholar and W.W. Allen Scholar.

Undergraduate Research Project Finds Elusive European Yeast for Lager Beer

As part of an undergraduate research project, scientists have discovered the ancestor of the yeast species necessary for the production of lager beer.