Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter 
Spring 2017 Issue No. 3
February 10th, 2017
In this Issue
Off-Campus Opportunities 
UCF NSF REU Site in Belize
Study in Central Florida and Belize
June 19 - August 4th
DEADLINE: February 17th, 2017

Welcome: U.S. undergraduates join us for a paid summer research experience that will change your entire perspective on what it means to be an international community scholar! Welcome to the website for the University of Central Florida's Community GIS and Citizen Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site 

For more info, please visit Website 
Gateway students participate in a 5 week summer program.  Students receive a $500/summer week stipend and typically all travel and living expenses are provided for.  This year we have an exciting range of projects in many different sub-disciplines (climate change, petrology, geomorphology, volcanology, geochemistry, structure, geochronology, paleontology and more)....see our project descriptions HERE

Click HERE for more info.
Woods Hole Partners Education Program (PEP)
DEADLINE: February 17th, 2017 
10-week summer program that combines undergraduate course work with research in marine and environmental science in Woods Hole,  Massachusetts

Click here for more information 
University of Arizona - The Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP)

The Biosphere 2 REU provides 10 undergraduates an opportunity to conduct guided research in environmental and Earth systems science at a leading and unique research institution. Students will receive stipends of $5,000 for the 10-week research internship, housing on the Biosphere 2 campus, $500 to cover travel costs to and from Tucson, AZ and a food allowance.  Program runs from June 5 to August 11. 

More information about the program here
Office Information
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Stop By to Meet the OUR Staff

Barbara Gatti
Interim Director
(619) 260-8823

Maritza Castellanos
Administrative Assistant
(619) 260-4600 ext. 4441
Joylene Aguirre
Student Assistant
(619) 260-7840

Sidney Smyer
Student Assistant
(619) 260-7840
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Want to Get Paid to do Summer Research?
Summer Research Program
are now OPEN!
Application Deadline
February 24th, 2017

For  more information on guidelines, eligibility and the application process please visit our  
27th Annual 
Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference
Save the dates!
Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on 

April 18 
& April 20, 2017
12:00 -2:00 pm  
UC Forums

Click Here Submit Your Abstract!


Poster Design Workshops for CCURC 17
Dates: Mulitple
Time: 1-2:00 pm, or 2-3:00 pm
Location: Serra 156A

Poster Printing for CCURC 17
Dates: Mulitple
Time:  8am - 3:30pm
Location: Maher Hall 176C 
On Campus Events & Opportunities
University of San Diego and the Career Development Center's 
Summer Internship Award
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1st, and April 1st, 2017
The Summer Internship Award supports current University of San Diego undergraduate students as they pursue internships that advance their interest in exploring career options.    Students granted this award are eligible to receive up to
$3000 that will be dispersed in three payments.
Please visit website for more details
Travel Awards

Are you presenting your research at a conference soon?

You may qualify for the OUR Travel Award!

The OUR may award up to $500 per student (or up to $1,000 per group) to present original research, scholarly, or creative projects at a regional or national conference. All travel must be completed by June 30, 2017.

Please visit our website
for more information

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; see housing section below)
  • Participation in professional development workshops*
  • Invitations to special networking events with other researchers*
Spring Office Hours
Monday Friday 
8:00am - 4:00pm
Closed for Lunch 
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
12:15pm - 1:15pm
 Tuesday and Thursday
11:30am -12:30pm

Office of Undergraduate Research
Maher Hall 280