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VIU alum’s research on microplastics was recently published by the Royal Society of Chemistry

November 14, 2022
VIU alum Misha Zvekic’s research investigated how exposure to sunlight changes the surface properties of plastics. In addition to causing them to break down into smaller pieces, Zvekic says when plastics are exposed to sunlight it changes their chemical structure which affects how they interact with other pollutants.

Penn State student explores landscape democracy during independent study

November 01, 2022
Penn State and Stuckemann School student, Devon Guyer, spent six weeks this summer studying representational landscapes and community-engaged design of two parks in his hometown of Philadelphia.

Student Spotlight: Franklin Alongi, Montana State University

October 17, 2022
Montana State University graduate student Franklin Alongi is a conifer connoisseur when it comes to research. Specifically, his research has focused on how high-elevation, five-needle white pines and other pine species respond to stressors under predicted changing climate conditions.

Fall 2022 CUR Psychology Division Newsletter

October 07, 2022
The Psychology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research provides networking opportunities, activities, and resources to assist psychology administrators, faculty members, students, practitioners, and others in advancing undergraduate research.

Research Partnership Gets Students on the Mississippi Using Future Workforce Technology

October 03, 2022
The La Crosse-based company J.F. Brennan Company Inc. — a century-old, nationwide leader in marine environmental solutions — is partnering with UW-La Crosse to strengthen research, curriculum and the company's talent pipeline.

CUR’s MCS Division Announces New Name

September 26, 2022
On September 13, 2022, the Council on Undergraduate Research’s (CUR) Executive Board moved to approve the submitted name rephrasing to the formerly known Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division effective immediately. The approval comes with a Divisional name change: the Mathematical, Computing, and Statistical Sciences Division (MCS).

CUR Releases 2022 STR Program Participants

September 23, 2022
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) congratulates the following 75 teams accepted to be a part of the 2022-23 Scholars Transforming Through Research (STR) Program. These teams represent 62 institutions from 28 states and are made up of 75 Campus Representatives and 124 undergraduate researchers.

Sparking an Interest in Research at University of Missouri

September 19, 2022
Funded by a series of grants from the National Science Foundation, the Freshman Research in Plants (FRIPS) Program at the University of Missouri allows first-year/first-time undergraduate students an opportunity to get a first-hand look at the exciting plant research taking place at MU. Not only do these students have the chance to experience cutting-edge plant biology research, they are also able to learn from esteemed Interdisciplinary Plant Group faculty.

VIU alum Kimberley Barrett publishes a research paper in an esteemed international journal that promotes conservation of biodiversity

September 05, 2022
Genetic diversity is crucial for the Vancouver Island marmot to survive threats such as disease outbreaks or adapt to climate change. A recent research paper led by Vancouver Island University alum Kimberley Barrett is giving conservationists a better understanding of the genetic diversity of the Vancouver Island marmot.

NCUR 2024 to Take Place in Long Beach, California

August 04, 2022
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) has selected the city of Long Beach, California to hold the 2024 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). In partnership with the California State University – Long Beach (CSULB), CUR and CSULB will play a vital role together in accomplishing the creation of a successful in-person undergraduate research presentation and learning opportunity.
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