OUR Newsletter: July 9, 2015

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 News

• Other News, Events and Opportunities

• Make a Gift

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On the Blogs

OUR Blog: Marissa Bane discusses her burn prevention research in Malawi.

GRC Blog: Read about undergraduate research in a religious studies course from a faculty perspective and from the perspective of the GRC.

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OUR News

Here is a wonderful profile of OUR's founding director, Dr. Pat Pukkila, and her impact on undergraduate research at Carolina.

Faculty: If you are teaching a research-exposure course in the fall and plan to apply for a Graduate Research Consultant, the deadline is July 15, 2015.

Do you have a position for an undergraduate researcher? Post it in our Database of Research Opportunities anytime.

The deadline to apply for the Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates is September 15.

Students in the 2015 SMART and SMART-Transfer program are actively engaged in their research and professional development opportunities. Below, Dana Elhertani gives a chalk talk to SMART-Transfer students on her project: designing an algorithm and developing an improved computer keyboard for people with disabilities. 

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Other News, Events and Opportunities

Here's a University Gazette article profiling Gillian Litynski, a UNC fencing champion, Hillman Scholar and undergraduate researcher.

Congratulations to the UNC graduate students who were selected to share their research at the General Assembly.

The team working on the Digital Loray project includes undergraduate researchers and OUR Liaisons.

Check out this article on the Wall Site dig in Hillsborough, which quotes Issac Warshauer '15, former SURF and SURF peer writing advisor.

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