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Richmond’s Vázquez Selected as 2024 CURAH Faculty Mentor Awardee

June 07, 2024
Dr. Karina Elizabeth Vázquez, Community-Based Learning (CBL) Director in the Department of Latin America, Latino, & Iberian Studies (LALIS) at the University of Richmond, has been selected as the 2024 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) – Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee.

CUR Names NAU’s Lee as Silvia Ronco Innovative Mentor 2024 Awardee

June 07, 2024
Dr. Naomi Lee, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Northern Arizona University (NAU), an NIH Early-Stage Investigator, an officer in the Army Reserves, an affiliate faculty of various STEM-related professional societies, and a member of the Seneca Nation (bear clan), has been selected as the 2024 recipient of the Council on Undergraduate Research’s (CUR) Silvia Ronco Innovative Mentor Award.

Working Students: Balancing Academic and Work Lives

June 05, 2024
Sidney Paulson is bringing awareness about working students to the national level. She presented the results of her research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).

CUR eNews: Exploring Undergraduate Research: Join Our June Award Celebration and ConnectUR Conference

June 03, 2024
In this issue, you'll find information on: - CUR Award Celebration Ceremony - CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee - Membership Renewal - ConnectUR 2024 - AURA Award - Characteristics of Excellence Update - Advocacy Update on CHIPS and Science Act - and more

CoA’s Anderson Selected as 2024 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee

May 31, 2024
Dr. John Anderson, W.H. Drury Professor of Ecology and Natural History at College of the Atlantic (COA) in Bar Harbor, ME, has been selected as the 2024 Council on Undergraduate Research – Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee.

CUR eNews: Celebrating What’s Next for CUR and for Undergraduate Research

May 20, 2024
In this issue, you'll find information on: - Proposal Writing Institute - ConnectUR 2024 - AURA Award - CUR Award Celebration Ceremony - Membership Renewal - NCUR 2024 - and more

Valdosta State University’s LaPlant Elected as 2025-2026 Council on Undergraduate Research President

May 16, 2024
Dr. James T. LaPlant, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences for Valdosta State University (VSU) (Valdosta, GA), has been elected to serve as president of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) for the membership year 2025-2026. LaPlant will become president-elect on June 1, 2024, taking a seat on CUR’s Board of Directors, and succeeding 2024-2025 CUR president Maria Iacullo-Bird (Pace University) in the summer of 2025.

Westminster College’s Resendes Elected as 2024-2025 Council on Undergraduate Research Treasurer

May 16, 2024
Dr. Karen K. Resendes, Associate Dean of Assessment and the First Year Experience, Professor of Biology at Westminster College (New Wilmington, PA), has been elected to serve as the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Board of Directors’ Treasurer for the membership year 2024-2025. Resendes then will enter a 3-year cycle through the President ladder, serving as CUR Board of Directors’ President for the 2026-2027 membership year.

Newly Elected 2024-2025 Councilors and Division Representatives

May 16, 2024
CUR congratulates these new and or re-elected councilors and division representatives on their new term starting on June 1, 2024. These individuals are highly engaged volunteers who have a passion for undergraduate research and contribute as thought leaders. Councilors and Division Representatives are charged from CUR's 13 divisions.

A First-Year Student’s Undergraduate Research Project Amplifies Diverse Campus Voices

May 06, 2024
Jazmin Acuna Diaz, of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, project is entitled "We're Here".
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