Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter 
Spring 2018 Issue No.2
February 19th, 2018

SURE and Beckman Applications
Close this Friday!

Do You Want to Get Paid to Do Summer Research?

The SURE and Beckman Summer Research Programs Applications are now open!

You can access the applications on our website or simply click the links below.

SURE Application

Beckman Application

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Be a McNair Scholar!

Have you considered a PhD?

The McNair Scholars Program is now accepting applications!

McNair Scholars receive summer research funding, travel funding, graduate application assistance, and much more!

Click here to learn about eligibility and the application process.
(619) 260-7580

Off Campus Summer Research Program 

Pathways to Science

Fully Funded Research Opportunities in STEM for every level of study!

Visit their Website for more information

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11:30am -12:30pm

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Step Up Your Game: Tips for Effective Undergraduate Research Mentoring

The Mentoring Undergraduate Research Panel

 Tuesday, February 20, 2018
1:15 - 2:15pm

in MRH 141

Facilitated by:
Daniel López-Pérez, PhD, Art, Architecture + Art History
Joseph Provost, PhD, Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Divya Sitaraman, PhD, Psychological Sciences

Come hear advice from past Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award Recipients about how to mentor students in research. They will also go over what they have done to be successful mentors and what they have accomplished with their students. Also on the panel will be undergraduate students, who will explain what they want and need in a mentor. Bring your questions and come hear about how to step up your game with student mentoring!

Abstract Submission
Closes March 2nd, 2018!

The 28th Annual 
Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference!

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


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


SACNAS Travel Scholarship Workshop
Tuesday, February 27, 12:30 pm 
Serra Hall 209

Poster Presentation Workshop
Thursday, March 8, 12:30 pm 
Serra Hall 211

Research Scholar Registration

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