Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter 
Fall 2017 Issue No.11
December 1st, 2017
Summer Research Program Highlight

California State University, Monterey Bay offers a 10-week, Summer Ocean Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in the Monterey Bay region. Over the summer, students complete their own independent research project under the supervision of their research mentor, as well as complete a suite of professional development workshops and training. 

For more information, visit:


Application Closes -  February 16, 2018

OUR Workshops 

Registration is mandatory! Please click on each event title to register and be sure to mark your calendars!

Hosted by OUR, McNair, & SSS
Date: December 5, 2017
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: SCST 133

Date: December 12, 2017
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: Serra Hall 215

Travel Awards

OUR Travel Awards - The Office of Undergraduate Research is currently accepting travel award applications for single or group travel awards. As a reminder, the Travel Awards are on a first come first serve basis.

For more information, click here.

CUR Biology and Psychology Division Travel Awards The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)  is offering a limited number of travel grants, up to $250 each, for undergraduate students presenting original biological research results at a regional or national, discipline-specific meeting* during the fiscal year 2017 - 2018.

Deadline: Applications must be received by 5:00 pm ET January 12, 2018, for meetings held between February 16 through June 30, 2018.  

For more info, visit their  website

Research Scholars

Conducting Research?

Students engaged in undergraduate research/scholarship activities and creative works are eligible to become Research Scholars regardless of funding source or formal program affiliation.


  • 50% discount on on-campus housing during the summer (USD students only)
  • Participation in professional development workshops
  • Invitations to special networking events with other researchers

Save the Date!

For the 28th Annual 
Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference!

April 19, 2018
12:00 -2:00 pm  
UC Forums

Abstract Submission is open from 
January 11 - March 2, 2018  

Poster Design Workshops for CCURC 18
March 19 & 21, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 pm, or 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Serra 156A
Poster Printing for CCURC 18
Multiple  Dates
Time:   8:00 am - 3:20 pm
Maher Hall 176C 
Off Campus Research Conferences 

32nd Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
University of Central Oklahoma - April 4-7, 2018
  • Application Closes: Tuesday December 5th, 2017
Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research ( WCBSUR ) Conference  
Saint Mary's College in Moraga, CA - April 2018

Sixteenth International Conference on
New Directions in the Humanities 
2018  Special Focus: "Reconsidering Freedom"
University of Pennsylvania, PA - July 5-7, 2018

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Closed for Lunch 
11:30am -12:30pm

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