Tuesdays in July: A Summer Series for Grad Students and Postdocs on Planning and Developing a Successful Research Program at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution [PUI]

Dates: July 6, 2021 | July 13, 2021 | July 20, 2021 | July 27, 2021
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM ET 

This summer series will include presentations and discussions about how to plan and develop a successful research program primarily with undergraduates. Some questions that we hope to answer are as follows. What are the job expectations at different types of undergraduate institutions? What are the benefits and challenges of working with undergraduate researchers? How can you be strategic about selecting students, identifying appropriate projects, and providing effective mentoring? How can you leverage the involvement of undergraduates for targeted external funding? How would you structure a course to optimize the research experience for undergraduates and satisfy your goals as a researcher? Although this series is relevant for STEM disciplines, participants from other disciplines are welcome to attend.

July 6: Developing projects appropriate for an undergraduate research program
July 13: Mentoring undergraduate research students
July 20: Incorporating your research into your teaching
July 27: Putting together your job application materials

Mark Biermann, President, Blackburn University & Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Keri Colabroy, Muhlenberg University, Professor of Chemistry
Mary Crowe, Florida Southern University, Associate Provost & Professor of Biology
Joyce Fernandes, Miami University, Professor of Biology & Director of Undergraduate Research
Michael Jackson, Millersville University, Dean of the College of Science and Technology & Professor of Physics
Michael Palladino, Bloomfield College, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Irene Reed, University of Saint Joseph, Associate Professor of Biology
Louise Temple, James Madison University, Professor of Microbiology

Registration Rates 

Registration Type*

Registration Cut-off
Ends July 1, 2021

Series Bundle $55


*Non-member registration includes a 1-year CUR membership for our July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 membership year.
**All registrants will be eligible for a 25% discount on registration to the 2022 CUR Annual Conference.


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