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SPUR-Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research

NEW! Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

ISSN 2476-101X

CUR's new quarterly scholarly journal, Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research (SPUR), debuted in fall 2017. SPUR replaces CUR Quarterly.

Scope. SPUR publishes scholarly work that examines effective practices and novel approaches, explores pedagogical models, and highlights the results of assessment of undergraduate research. As a peer-reviewed publication of the Council on Undergraduate Research, the journal provides useful and inspiring information that increases  understanding of undergraduate student-faculty engagement in research, scholarship, and creative work in all disciplines and at all types of higher education institutions in the United States and abroad.

Subscriptions. SPUR is a CUR member benefit; included in the price of most memberships; and is also available to libraries, institutions, and associations ($95/year) as well as individual nonmembers ($42/year). Subscribe to SPUR, or join CUR and receive SPUR as a benefit of membership.

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Spring 2018 - Volume 1, Number 3:
"Undergraduate Research and
Student Success Outcomes"
Full SPUR download (members only)
James LaPlant, editor-in-chief
win17SPUR-coverWinter 2017 - Volume 1, Number 2:
"Innovative Learning Spaces That Promote Undergraduate Research"
Full SPUR download (members only)

Creating a Biology "Studio" to Promote Undergraduate Research
Mary Beth Hawkins, Miriam Ferzli, and Lisa Paciulli
Transforming Learning Spaces through Iterative Design to Support Inquiry-Driven Learning
Kimberly K. Eby and Laura A. Lukes

The Structure of Mentoring in Undergraduate Research:
Multi-Mentor Models

Evan D. Bradley, Michelle Bata, Heather M. Fitz Gibbon, Caroline J. Ketcham, Brittany A. Nicholson, and Meagen Pollock

Undergraduate Research Highlights
Fall 2017 - Volume 1, Number 1

Table of Contents

Welcome to the Inaugural Issue of SPUR
James LaPlant, SPUR editor-in-chief
Christopher S. Kim, Anna Leahy, and Lisa Kendrick

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