February 2020

February 13-16, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA

CUR Dialogues- This conference is designed to bring faculty and administrators to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to interact with federal agency program officers and other grant funders. Attendees will also have the chance to engage in several networking opportunities. Registration is now open.

March 2020

March 20-22, Carroll University, Waukesha, WI

Broadening Participation Institute-This institute is designed for faculty and administrators to develop or enhance their knowledge, skills, and competencies in increasing access, fostering diversity, and creating an inclusive environment for all students in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creativity programs (URSCA).

March 26-28, Montana State University, Bozeman

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)-  this National Conference is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study for students. The call for abstract submittals will open October 2019, and the application deadline will close in early December 2019.

April 2020

April 20-24, Undergraduate Research Week- How will you celebrate? Send a short description of your event along with a photograph and your campus logo to URW Campus Celebrations to be listed on our Undergraduate Research Week website.

April 2020, Washington, D.C.

Posters on the Hill (POH)- each spring, the Council on Undergraduate Research hosts an annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill. At this event and its related activities, Members of Congress and their staff members learn about the importance of undergraduate research through talking directly with the student researchers involved in these programs.The call for abstract submissions will open in early September 2019, and the application deadline will be in November 2019.

June 2020

June 25-27, 2020, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Annual Business Meeting- CUR holds an Annual Business Meeting (ABM) where the Executive Board and General Council participate in helping shape the future of CUR and undergraduate research. 

June 27-30, 2020, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

CUR Biennial Conference- our signature professional development conference for faculty and administrators operating, assessing, and leading undergraduate research, scholarly, and creative inquiry programs. The call for abstract submissions is now closed. Registration will open soon.

July 2020

July 8–12, 2020, Daemen College, Buffalo, NY

Proposal Writing Institute- This four-day institute will bring together faculty and administrators interested in preparing proposals for submission to external funding agencies. It will consist of one-on-one work with a mentor, writing, small-group discussions, and critiquing of proposals. Prior to the institute, participants will be able to access information that will help them begin to draft their proposal. Application deadline is May 29, 2020.

For questions or additional information about upcoming events, please contact Tavia Cummings.,