OUR Newsletter: April 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

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On the Blogs

OUR Blog: A graduate student mentor talks about mentoring undergraduate researchers.

GRC Blog: Read about incorporating research in a large introductory Chemistry course.

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OUR News

The 2015 Celebration of Undergraduate Research is featured here and here. Thanks to all the students who presented their work and everyone in the community who joined us.

Congratulations to our 2015 SURF awardees. We look forward to seeing the results of your projects.

Check out this profile of 2014 SURF recipient Natalie Deuitch, which also highlights UNC's curricular initiatives in the medical humanities.

Congratulations to incoming OUR Ambassador Kaitlyn Tsai, who has been awarded a 2015 Goldwater scholarship.

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Other News, Events and Opportunities

Check out this great article about 2006 SURF recipient Marissa Heyl's latest adventures with her fair trade company Symbology.

Are you interested in presenting a poster at the Appalachian Energy Summit? The deadline to submit your abstract is May 1, 2015.

We have been asked to share this information with you: "The master’s degree program in Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology (RCP) at UNC–Chapel Hill is a wonderful opportunity for graduating students who want to earn their master’s degree and work in the field of psychology. Rehabilitation counseling is a profession that holistically applies counseling skills to assist individuals with psychiatric, developmental, cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities to achieve their maximum level of independence, integration, and participation in the community and the world of work. The RCP program is CORE accredited and is currently being evaluated for CACREP accreditation. The department also offers an abundance of financial aid to students, with 100% of the graduating class receiving some form of financial assistance. If you are interested in applying, application materials and more information about admission can be found online at: http://gradschool.unc.edu.  Deadline for fall admission is May 12, 2015."

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) offers funding to students who demonstrate an interest in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology and who enhance the diversity of science. The deadline to apply is May 18, 2015.

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Give to OUR

Would you like to provide support for the Office for Undergraduate Research?  You can make a gift here. Graduating seniors, please consider OUR as you respond to the Senior Class Challenge.