OUR Newsletter: June 4, 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: Cenk Baykal writes about his undergraduate research in medical robotics.

GRC Blog: Read about a GRC-supported, research-exposure course that worked on objects in the Ackland Art Museum's collection, or this comparative literature course on food and feasting.


OUR News

Faculty: if you are teaching a research-exposure course in Fall 2015 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.

Welcome and thank you to our new and continuing 2015-16 OUR Ambassadors. You can read their profiles here. Students, if you have questions about undergraduate research, feel free to contact any of the Ambassadors directly; they are eager to assist you.

Check out 2015 SURF recipient Charlotte Story and others talk about interactive science education.

2013 SURF recipient Rachel Atkinson takes first place at the Pitch Party and wins $1,000 for her entrepreneurial venture, Native Beverage Company.

2013 SURF recipient Patrick Mateer receives the Robert B. House Distinguished Service Award.


Other News, Events and Opportunities

The Association of American Universities is highlighting undergraduate research stories on a new section of their website.


Give to OUR

Would you like to provide support for the Office for Undergraduate Research?  You can make a gift here.