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Carolina Population Center Summer Internship Program

02/04/2022

The Carolina Population Center hosts a select number of paid undergraduate interns each summer to work alongside faculty and predoctoral students on team-based research projects.

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Jenner Carey Bryan Award for Research

02/02/2022

This award supports undergraduates to engage in research at the Matthew Gfeller Center for a 5-week summer internship, followed by an internship during the 2022-2023 academic year. Awardees will each receive a $1,000 summer stipend, and a $1,000 stipend during the 2022-2023 academic year.

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2022 Innovation Accelerator Awards 

02/02/2022

The Water Institute and the Conflict Management Initiative at UNC are collaborating to provide awards to undergraduate students who wish to take practical steps in managing issues in environmental justice, drinking water, sanitation, transboundary water, peace, and security, be it on a local-, state-, national-, regional- or global-level. 

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Summer Programs and Fellowships

01/28/2022

There are a number of great undergraduate research opportunities available at Carolina.

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 2022 Duke REACH Equity Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program

01/26/2022

The Duke Center for Research to Advance Healthcare Equity (REACH Equity) is now accepting applications for the 2022 summer undergraduate research program.

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OUR January 2022 Newsletter

01/25/2022

Our January 2022 Newsletter features the latest news, updates, and opportunities.

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National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences Scholars Connect Program

01/25/2022

The NIEHS Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) is an academic-year (3 semesters, beginning Summer 2022), paid internship designed to provide environmental health sciences research training for STEM-focused undergraduate students from HBCUs, community colleges and other surrounding academic institutions, to solidly connect with NIEHS, and receive frontier level training in biomedical research.

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Stanford Undergraduate Research Conference 2022

01/25/2022

The Stanford Undergraduate Research Association is excited to announce that applications for Stanford Research Conference (SRC) 2022 are open.

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NIGMS Funding Opportunity: Administrative Supplements to Support Undergraduate Summer Research Experiences

01/11/2022

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) announces the availability of supplemental funds to support undergraduate students who are considering pursuing biomedical research careers by providing authentic research experiences in scientific environments during the summer.

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A student uses a hoe to plant in the Carolina Community Garden.

Planting a “Sense of Place”

11/24/2021

Undergraduates Mackenzie Collura Repp, Samara Airy Perez Labra, and Gabby Walton learned the meaning of hands-on research over the last year and a half  by getting their hands very, very dirty. From fall 2020 to summer 2021, they planted a garden inspired by their transcriptions of the diary of one of the twentieth century’s most influential American Indian writers and intellectuals.

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