OUR Newsletter: August 6, 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 OUR Ambassador Andrea Stewart's research on the environment at the Highlands Field Site.

GRC Blog: UNC librarians are learning about cool digital tools to support undergraduate research across the curriculum. 


OUR News

Watch for our Fall Events Schedule - coming soon!

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.

Do you have an NSF Grant? Are you interested in applying for funding through the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program? The deadline is the fourth Wednesday in August (August 26, 2015).

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

Congratulations to former Graduate Research Consultant Vanessa Volpe, who was named the inaugural 2015 Stephen C. Rose Legacy Scholar as part of the Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship.



Other News, Events and Opportunities

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.


Give to OUR

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