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Undergrad researchers results reveal how water shortages can affect wildlife abundance

April 17, 2023
Undergraduate researchers from the University of Arizona wanted to determine the effects that differences in water flow had on reptile and amphibian species richness and abundance. Their results reveal how water shortages, which many parts of the Southwest are experiencing, can affect wildlife richness and abundance. But water restoration projects appeared to improve this particular situation, though it took some time before species abundances caught up.

Summer REU in the Philippines Opens Researcher’s Eyes, Purdue University

March 06, 2023
Led by Purdue, Plant Science for Global Food Security is a six-week research and study program at the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines. The program has two components: three weeks of research evaluating diverse rice accessions under the guidance of an IRRI scientist/team, and an intensive three-week course on Rice Research to Production, which provides significant field research and field trips to some of the most beautiful locations in the country.

First-Gen Student’s Interest in Bugs Leads to Research, Lab Internship, and TA Opportunity

February 20, 2023
In the ‘Bug Lab,’ Eric Escobar-Chena gained a passion for research and a respect for insects This biology major is considering graduate school opportunities in ecology with a focus on fieldwork and beetles. by Brian McNeill; Virginia Commonwealth University

Norwich University Announced as 2022 CUR AURA Recipient

February 09, 2023
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) congratulates its 2022 Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA) recipient Norwich University (NU) (Northfield, VT). This award recognizes institutions with exemplary programs that provide high-quality research experiences for undergraduates.

Meeting My Role Model Scientist

February 06, 2023
My UR Story: Meeting My Role Model Scientist: Inspiration and tenacity In Action original text by Brianna Trippe

In Memoriam: Brian Andreen, a CUR Founding Chemist

February 03, 2023
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) joins the community in mourning the loss of Brian Andreen (1943-2023) – friend, mentor, husband, father, a founding chemist of CUR, previous executive secretary, At-Large Division Councilor (1985-90), and much more.

Junior Biochemistry Major Secures Two National Awards, University of Missouri

January 23, 2023
Building a Research Footprint Kristen Barwick, junior biochemistry major, secured two national awards this summer

Education Students Present Their Research, Samford University

January 09, 2023
Eight undergraduate students in Orlean Beeson School of Education presented their research proposals at the SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina Oct. 14-15, 2022.

Utah State University Undergraduate Researchers Published in Prestigious Publication

December 19, 2022
The July 2022 issue of NCTE’s College English features an article written by 14 undergraduates, who were enrolled in a research methods course, English 3470, taught by Dr. Joyce Kinkead in Fall 2020. ​

I Am Science: A Student Spotlight from University of Missouri

December 05, 2022
From the University of Missouri, a student spotlight on Kathryn Vanden Hoek, who proves that it is never too early to dive into research if you have a passion for it.
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