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Undergraduate Research Earns Funding for Astronaut Safety Equipment, Innovative Sports Injury Prevention, More

July 16, 2020
Research by Embry-Riddle senior Haleema Irfan will help create a sensor for detection of a serious problem encountered by astronauts on long-term spaceflights: hydrocephalus, or an accumulation of fluid in the brain.

Summer CURI program adapts to virtual research

July 07, 2020
St. Olaf College’s Collaborative Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (CURI) program has gone virtual this summer. But the online setting hasn’t stopped students from diving into their research with the same eagerness and drive that has characterized past on-campus CURI programs.

Shining stars: Meet MSU’s newest Astronaut Scholarship winners

June 17, 2020
Two students in Mississippi State’s Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College are receiving an out-of-this-world opportunity from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.

Diversity and Inclusion Committee Statement

June 08, 2020
Words cannot describe our grief and outrage at the inhumane death of George Floyd, one of many black lives lost to senseless police brutality. We mourn with and support our black colleagues, students, within and beyond CUR, who are hurting right now and who, like all people, are entitled to feel safe within and outside their own communities. Their rights as citizens should be protected.

CUR Statement

June 02, 2020
CUR's president, immediate past-president, president-elect, and executive officer provide a statement.​

So You Want to be a Scientist

June 02, 2020
For centuries in the western world, the study of science has been dominated by a specific demographic – those with economic and cultural advantages necessary to advance in academics and research careers. Likely white, likely male. In 2018, a National Institutes of Health study found that, over the previous seven years, only 1% of NIH grants for experienced investigators went to underrepresented minorities. The percentages for early stage and new investigator funding were only slightly higher.

Trinity University’s Rubén R. Dupertuis Selected as a 2020 CUR–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee

May 29, 2020
Rubén R. Dupertuis, associate professor and department chair of religion at Trinity University in Texas, has been selected as a 2020 CUR–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee.

Kennesaw State University’s Charles Parrott Selected as a 2020 CUR–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee

May 29, 2020
Charles Parrott, associate professor in the Department of Theater & Performance Studies at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA, has been selected as a 2020 CUR–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee.

CSU, Chico Awarded $2.2 Million Grant for Undergraduate Research Experiences

May 26, 2020
California State University, Chico is working to transform the undergraduate experience and enhance student success with a new program to cultivate entrepreneurial mindsets and research opportunities right within the everyday classroom.

CSUMB student researchers named Goldwater scholars

May 19, 2020
Two CSU Monterey Bay student researchers have been named 2020 Goldwater scholars. Nicholas Heyer and Samantha Miller, both undergraduates in the College of Science, were the only two recipients in the California State University (CSU) system this year.
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