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Undergraduate Summer Scholarship Sparks Year-Long Research Project

February 11, 2020
Alyssa Bley may not be your typical scientist. But what is a typical scientist? “I feel a little insecure at times about science,” Bley said.

CUR Education Division Invites Applications, Student-Faculty Collaborative Research in Education Award

February 11, 2020
CUR's Education Division invites undergraduates to apply for its Student-Faculty Collaborative Research in Education Award (deadline April 1, 2020)

Faculty Travel to CUR Conference

February 11, 2020
The Education Division of CUR is offering a $500 grant to a faculty member to assist with travel to the CUR Biennial Conference in West Lafayette, IN on June 27-30, 2020. The Education Division of CUR is offering a $500 grant to a faculty member to assist with travel to the CUR Biennial Conference in West Lafayette, IN on June 27-30, 2020.

2020 UR Course (re)design award

February 11, 2020
The Education Division of CUR is offering two $500 grants to faculty members interested in integrating undergraduate research within one of their courses. Applications are due by April 1, 2020.

Research Opens Doors for MSU Undergraduates

February 04, 2020
Katrina Lyon thought she might end up just cleaning test tubes when she signed up as an undergraduate to work in a scientific research lab at Montana State University. Instead, she’s been working on real research to find out if black raspberries can help fight stomach cancer.

CUR E-News–16Jan2020

January 29, 2020
eNews January 16, 2020

Students Use a Mobile App for Undergraduate Research

January 28, 2020
Most college students have apps on their phones. You might see Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok on a typical student’s phone. Three biology sophomores at Delaware Valley University are using something a little different. They’re sharing plant science data with a global network of scientists using an app.​

Nominations Sought, Excellence in Mentoring UR in the Social Sciences Award

January 22, 2020
The CUR Social Sciences Division seeks nominations for its Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences Award; deadline February 20, 2020.

Deadline for CURAH Travel Awards is February 28, 2020

January 22, 2020
The Arts and Humanities Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CURAH) offers travel awards for students who are presenting their research in fields of the arts and humanities at NCUR or Posters on the Hill (POH) to submit an application. Based upon past practice, annually several awards are made ranging from $200 to $600 per student.) Deadline is February 28, 2020.

A New Vision for the Humanities

January 21, 2020
Since 2009, Dr. Joanne Murphy, associate professor of classical studies and principal investigator for the Mellon-funded Transforming the Humanities initiative, has guided UNCG students like Michael Bell through six-week professional internships at an archaeological field school on the Greek island of Kea.
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