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August 10, 2020

Revisiting the continua of undergraduate research

Does your institution have a definition of undergraduate research? How narrow or broad is the definition? Perhaps revisit that definition and think about how to be more inclusive in the practices, components, and students that engage in these experiences.


July 5, 2018

Preparing Students for a New Learning Economy – from Jose Antonio Bowen

“The person [student] that does the work does the learning. And the new economy is the learning economy – rewards come to those that can learn new things.” — Dr. Jose Antonio Bowen


July 2, 2018

Assessment of Undergraduate Research – from David Lopatto

“…the high-impact practice of undergraduate research still provokes interesting questions for research on student learning” (Lopatto, 2010)


July 1, 2018

Undergraduate Research: A Right, Not a Privilege – from Freeman Hrabowski

CUR Biennial Conference opening plenary speaker Freeman Hrabowski (President, UMBC) shares his thoughts on undergraduate research for all students


July 25, 2017

CUR’s Code of ethics for undergraduate research

The CUR Code of Ethics for Undergraduate Research covers areas such as personal conduct of faculty members and students, organizational and institutional conduct, conflict of interest, and relationship of mentors and mentees


October 12, 2016

2016 GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee – Wendy Bohrson

Wendy Bohrson (Central Washington University) is the 6th recipient of GeoCUR’s Undergraduate Research Mentor Award


July 26, 2016

2016 CUR Fellows Award – Dr. Jill Singer

Congratulations to Dr. Jill Singer, named a 2016 CUR Fellow by the Council on Undergraduate Research for influencing undergraduate research through her own research, through scholarly or creative projects with undergraduates, and through demonstrated leadership activities


July 1, 2015

CUR Quarterly – a journal for undergraduate research mentors

“Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly [CUR Quarterly]… provides useful and inspiring information about student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship from all types of institutions.”


April 15, 2015

Undergraduate Research Week 2015

Whereas the week of April 11, 2011, would be an appropriate week to designate as ‘‘Undergraduate Research Week’’: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives— (1) supports the designation of ‘‘Undergraduate Research Week’’; (2) recognizes the importance of undergraduate research and of providing research opportunities for the Nation’s talented youth to cultivate innovative, creative, and enterprising young researchers, in collaboration with dedicated faculty; (3) encourages institutions of …