OUR Newsletter: July 23, 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


On the Blogs

OUR Blog: Read about the SMART program research symposium

GRC Blog: GRC Gale Greenlee writes about her experiences helping undergraduates conduct research in the archives for ENGL 376.


OUR News

Faculty, are you looking for a GRC for your research-exposure course? You can review some options in our GRC Interest Database. Graduate students can submit their information here.

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.



Other News, Events and Opportunities


The Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) faculty, cohort, and staff cordially invite you to the 2015 Conference, “Colonialisms: A Global Perspective.”

21st Annual MURAP Conference
Thursday and Friday, July 23-24, 2015
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Each year, MURAP culminates with an academic conference. Invited scholars and select students present their research and engage with the entire student cohort, faculty mentors, alumni, academic community and the general public. This year’s program features two keynote speakers, two featured presentations, two panels of distinguished scholars, presentations from current MURAP student scholars, and a MURAP alumni panel. The conference is free and open to the public. View the conference schedule here. For more information, please contact Professor Rosa Perelmuter.

Bucknell University, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will host its second annual digital scholarship conference on November 6-8, 2015. The theme of the conference is “Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Public Scholarship.” The deadline for proposals is August 15, 2015.


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