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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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Summer 2022 Opportunity: Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP)

11/18/2021

The Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) is a paid summer fellowship designed to foster the entrance of talented students from diverse backgrounds within the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts into PhD programs and faculty positions in U.S. colleges and universities.

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University Research Week: November 8-12, 2021

10/15/2021

University Research Week will be November 8-12, 2021. This week-long event is an annual celebration of Carolina’s research excellence and an effort to increase participation by students, of all levels, in research activity.

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Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium

10/15/2021

Carolina students are encouraged to apply for Johns Hopkins University’s Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium, which designed to offer students the chance to share their humanities and interdisciplinary research on a national scale.

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“Undergraduate Research Changed My Life” Meet OUR Director, Troy Blackburn

10/13/2021

Meet Dr. Troy Blackburn, a professor of exercise and sport science and associate dean of the Office for Undergraduate Research. He says becoming involved in research as an undergraduate at Carolina “literally changed my life.”

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