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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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October 2021 Newsletter

10/08/2021

The October 2021 Newsletter is here with lots of updates about workshops, OUR Ambassador Office Hours, grants for faculty, and many opportunities for students to present their research.

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De Luca Foundation Training Initiative for Undergrads

10/08/2021

The De Luca Foundation (DLF), in partnership with Delsys, Inc. (Natick, MA), is pleased to announce a training initiative for research-minded undergraduate and graduate students.

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State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium

09/15/2021

Have you worked with a faculty mentor on a research project or created a work of art under the direction of a faculty mentor? Have you written a research essay that you would like to publish? If you answered YES to any of these questions, consider submitting your work for the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium.

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September 2021 Newsletter

09/07/2021

The September 2021 Newsletter is here with lots of updates about workshops, OUR Ambassador Office Hours, grants for faculty, and many opportunities for students to present their research.

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Health Humanities Journal: Call for Submissions

08/26/2021

The Health Humanities Journal of UNC-Chapel Hill is currently accepting submissions of health humanities work for its Fall 2021 issue. We are an interdisciplinary journal that works to inspire and facilitate work related to health, illness, caregiving, and medicine. Submission categories include (but are not limited to): narratives, fiction, poetry, academic research, and artwork.

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Request for Proposals: UNC System Undergrad Research Award

08/26/2021

The UNC Undergraduate Research Program Award funds universities or consortia of universities within the UNC System to support undergraduate research. The UNC System’s Undergraduate Research Directors Council has identified three areas of focus for this year’s funding cycle: 1) Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs), 2) Inclusive Excellence, and 3) Digital Learning.

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Read the new Issue of JOURney, the UNC Journal of Undergraduate Research

05/19/2021

The Spring 2021 volume of JOURney: The UNC Journal of Undergraduate Research is now available! This fifth volume of the interdisciplinary journal features 15 original articles that explore current and complex topics in research scholarship.

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Ramses visiting a student's poster

JOURney Undergraduate Research Journal is Accepting Submissions: March 17 Deadline

02/19/2021

Established in 2016, JOURney has provided undergraduate students a platform to write about the research projects they work on at the university, whether it be in the natural sciences, social sciences or humanities, as well as through a new popular science section that allows writers to discuss and review a wider scope of a given topic.

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2021 Celebration of Undergraduate Research: Asynchronous Presentations Available

02/12/2021

The 22nd Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research was held on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 from 2-5pm, with posters and presentations also available online. More than 250 students presented 190 posters and live presentations.

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Luke Hoang Nguyen is doing research on mental health here at UNC.

OUR Undergraduate Research Spotlight: Luke Nguyen

12/02/2020

Ever since he was a high school student, UNC undergraduate Luke Nguyen has wanted to analyze how race might impact the ways Asian American and white American college students seek help for their mental health.

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