The Council on Undergraduate Research’s Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA) recognizes higher education institutions that have successfully implemented some or all of CUR’s Characteristics of Excellence in Undergraduate Research (COEUR), have devised exemplary programs to provide high-quality research experiences to undergraduates, and have evaluated the success of these programs.

Awardees receive:

  • A one-year Enhanced Institutional membership in CUR at no cost to the awarded institution
  • Recognition through CUR’s media outlets and/or notifications through appropriate higher education publications
  • A plaque for public display
  • An opportunity to have the institution and the exemplary program featured as subject for a CUR webinar

Congratulations to the 2020 AURA Recipients!

Georgia College & State University and Utah State University will receive the 2020 Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments. Read the press release.
Watch the recorded CUR AURA Community Celebration. 

This award is supported by the CUR Strategic Initiatives Fund.
For questions or additional information about the AURA awards, please contact Lindsay Currie.