OUR Newsletter: September 3, 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:

• OUR News

• Other News, Events and Opportunities

• Make a Gift

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OUR News

New on the GRC Blog: Rachael Isom's blog post about serving as a GRC in a class on Transnational Romanticism.

The deadline to apply for the Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates is September 15, 2015.

Students, check out research opportunities in our Database of Research Opportunities. You can also consult with an OUR Ambassador or Liaison for advice and guidance.

Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Donovan Lounge (Greenlaw 223)
      Are you curious about research in English, History, Communications and other disciplines in the humanities? Do you want to learn more about undergraduate research and the opportunities and resources available for you? Come hear from faculty members, student researchers, and OUR staff about their experiences, advice and guidance. We’ll have lots of time for questions and discussion. Come discover what’s possible for you! Check out our complete Fall Events Schedule.

Here is an article about Katie Yelton's 2015 SURF project. She created an ethnographic film entitled "Mill Mamas," which focuses on women mill workers in Rutherford County.

Read about Karen Sieber's 2015 SURF research and data visualization project on the Red Summer of 1919.

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Other News, Events and Opportunities

Are you an undergraduate researcher working on a project related to digital or public humanities? The Undergraduate Network for Research in the Humanities (UNRH) invites project proposals for its inaugural conference which will be held November 6-8 conference at Davidson College. Deadline to submit proposals: September 20, 2015.

Sophomores: you can apply for a George Barthalmus Undergraduate Research Award. The deadline is October 16, 2015.

Abstract submission is open for the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium. The deadline to submit your abstract is October 16, 2015.

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