Undergraduate Research

Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Explore. Research. Gain the knowledge that will take you to the next level.

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Let OUR help you explore the world of professional conferences

Apply for an OUR Travel Award today and gain up to a $1000 in support for your travel. Awards are meant to support students who are accepted to present at a professional conference either regionally or nationally. OUR supports one student per accepted presentation. Students are eligible for OUR travel support once per academic year. You should apply for the Travel Award at least 45 days before your planned travel.All students who receive an OUR Travel Award are required to present their work at the OUR Student Scholar Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase. For more information and to apply click here.

Student Opportunity Center

Through the SOC students are able to stay connected and up to date with current and upcoming opportunities directly related to their area of interest with research. OUR is updating the SOC site regularly with new and exciting paid and volunteer opportunities directly related to research for undergraduate and graduate students.  

Poster Design Workshop

Perfect your poster or oral presentation


Poster Design

March 29th 2:30-3:30pm

This workshop is intended for students who will be designing posters that display their scholarly work. Design tips and software will be covered.

Presentation Feedback Sessions

Have an upcoming oral presentation due in a class? You may practice your presentation in the library classroom and get feedback from a librarian before "the big day"! Groups and individuals may sign up to present before a librarian. After the presentation, a librarian will provide feedback on your presentation and give you tips.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Hal Marcus Student Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).

  • Program Details:
  • Application Deadline: March 13, 2017
  • Acceptance Notification:  April 3, 2017

The Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering (HMCSE) Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is designed to expose undergraduate students to advanced research in their field of study.  The selected students will spend 20-25 hours per week for 10-12 weeks working on a research project in close supervision of a faculty mentor. The most valuable contribution of this program is the development of the student in ways not possible in traditional classroom settings.

It is important to take to consideration that participants should not be enrolled in more than one summer course.

Stipend:  $2,500 (250 total hours at $10 per hour)

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