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Find out what’s going on with the Office for Undergraduate Research, read features about OUR-sponsored research, and learn about other news and opportunities here.

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Humanities for the Public Good


The 2022 Humanities for the Public Good Symposium (Sept. 19-23) will bring together students, artists, scholars, cultural practitioners, and people interested in using humanistic knowledge to forward publicly engaged scholarship.

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Info for First Year Students


While the majority of first year students don’t participate in research, your first year on campus is a great time to start learning about the opportunities at Carolina and connecting with researchers. This page provides a quick summary of how to get started.

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McNair Scholars Program: May 20 Deadline


The Mcnair Scholars program is currently recruiting rising seniors (Class of 2023) can will begin program activities with an 8-week research internship during Summer 2022.

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Research Ripple Effect


We caught up with junior OUR Ambassador Aakanksha Gundu, who does research in the School of Medicine’s Strahl lab.

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23rd Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research


Click through to read details about the 2022 Celebration of Undergraduate Research, where more than 400 students presented their research.

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Southern Oral History Program Undergraduate Internships for Fall 2022


The Southern Oral History Program (SOHP) is accepting applications for our fall 2022 undergraduate internship. 

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Locus Biosciences Rotational Program


Locus Biosciences is a clinical-stage precision biotherapeutics company with CRISPR-enhanced phage cocktails, consisting of the most effective bacteria-killing viruses, to eliminate antibiotic-resistant diseases. Their Automation and Informatics Rotational Program aims to advance the careers of recent graduates and early career candidates through an immersive 12-month program in the field of high-throughput robotics and big data.

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Check out our March 2022 Newsletter


Information about the 23rd Celebration of Undergraduate Research, summer research opportunities and more.

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NC Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation: STEM Pathways


The NC-LSAMP STEM Pathways and Research Alliance will hold its annual research conference on April 1, 2022.

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International Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Carbonshed Lab


The Carbonshed Lab at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for International Research Experiences for Undergraduates during summer 2022 and through the academic year 2022-2023.

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