OUR Newsletter
May 1, 2014

The Office for Undergraduate Research newsletter is published bi-weekly to share news about undergraduate research at UNC, relevant events, accomplishments of our students and faculty, and more.  For additional information, please visit our website or email us at our@unc.edu.

In this newsletter:

On the Blogs

OUR Blog: Check out Dillon Crockett's tribute to Carolina and to undergraduate research.

GRC Blog: Christina Lee reflects on Jane Danielewicz's research-exposure course on Life Writing.

Celebration of Undergraduate Research

Check out more pictures from the Celebration of Undergraduate Research.

Congratulations to Sarah Bradshaw, the winner of the CUR Research Bingo and to Sam Resnick, winner of the CUR Social Media Challenge.

OUR News

Congratulations to all of the Summer 2014 SURF recipients and to our incoming HHMI, SMART and SMART-Transfer students.

Here is some footage from the recent ACC Meeting of the Minds conference, some of which highlights the UNC students who presented.

Other News, Events and Opportunities

 Interested in Graduate School? Penn State‚Äôs Graduate School in collaboration with the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, College of Engineering, Eberly College of Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Information Science and Technology and Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at Penn State invites underrepresented junior and senior undergraduates with strong academic records and research programs to submit an application for our STEM Fall Open House. This program is intended for those interested in applying to graduate programs at the Penn State University Park campus.The application deadline is May 19, 2014.

The Office of Science/Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications to its 2014 Fall Term Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program, with all required application materials, including recommendations, due by 5:00 PM ET on May 30, 2014. The SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, where selected students participate as interns appointed at participating host labs. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission. Further information, including program eligibility, requirements, host lab participation, and access to the online application system are found at: http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/

If you are ready to consider publishing your undergraduate research, talk with your faculty mentor about submitting to EXPLORATIONS: the Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities for the State of North Carolina. The deadline for submissions to EXPLORATIONS is June 1.

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