The Council on Undergraduate Research’s Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA) recognizes higher education institutions that have successfully implemented some or all of CUR’s Characteristics of Excellence in Undergraduate Research (COEUR), have devised exemplary programs to provide high-quality research experiences to undergraduates, and have evaluated the success of these programs.

Awardees Receive:

  • A one-year Enhanced Institutional membership in CUR at no cost to the awarded institution
  • Recognition through CUR’s media outlets and/or notifications through appropriate higher education publications
  • A plaque for public display
  • An opportunity to have the institution and the exemplary program featured as subject for a CUR webinar

College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, University of Florida, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute will receive the 2023 Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments. Read the press release.

College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University

University of Florida

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

AURA Recipients

For questions or additional information about the AURA awards, please contact Lindsay Currie.