Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter 
Fall 2016 Issue No. 32
December 20, 2016
In this Issue
Off-campus Opportunities

University of Pennsylvania - The Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP)

The SUIP program dates for 2017 will be from June 5 through August 11. Each intern receives a competitive stipend, on-campus housing, and transportation costs for one round trip to the University of Pennsylvania.

More information about the program here
University of Arizone - 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. For 2017, the program runs from June 5 to August 11. 

More information about the program here

University of Nebraska- Lincoln Summer Research Program 

The University of Nebraska's summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in addition to an interdisciplinary  Minority Health Disparities  program aimed at converting cutting edge social and behavioral research into an understanding and reduction of health disparities among minorities.

More information about the program here

SOARS is an undergraduate to graduate program built around a summer research internship, mentoring by  top scientists and engineers,  a nd a supportive learning community. 
For more information, please visit their website

2017 Application Available Online 
October 16 - February 1!

This program places minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing at Science Magazine for 10 weeks over the summer. Interns experience what it's like to cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our global community.

For more information about 
this program visit their w ebsite

We are looking for passionate young leaders interested in education, science, conservation, non-profit management, and giving back to one of San Diego's most undeserved  and diverse communities, City Heights. In order to serve the community, we seek talented individuals from City Heights or similar backgrounds, who can relate to and are dedicated to addressing the challenges of urban communities.

For more information, please visit the application website

Students interested in biotechnology, cell biology, genetics, and/or microbiology are encouraged to apply to the M.S. program at Ball State University.

Deadline: February 1, 2017
More information about the program

The Summer Clinical and 
 Translational Research Program
The Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program (SCTRP) is a ten-week mentored, summer research program designed to enrich the pipeline of college students' understanding of and interest in pursuing clinical and/or translational research, as well as to increase exposure of college students from groups underrepresented in medicine and from disadvantaged groups to clinical/translational research.

More information
about the program  here

The Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP)
 The The Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) is an eight-week mentored, summer research program designed to enrich medical students' interest in research and health-related careers, particularly clinical/translational research careers.

More information 
about the program here
Happy Holidays!
Dear Research Community, 
We are excited to share the Office of Undergraduate Research weekly newsletter with you! In this edition we announce the upcoming events, scholarships, and other offerings. As always, feel free to call, email or stop by the Office.

Lastly, we want to take this time to wish you a safe and very happy holidays!

Barbara, Maritza, Joylene, and Sydney 
Office of Undergraduate Research  
Don't Miss Out!
Summer Research Program
are opening soon! 

January 12th,2017

For  more information on guidelines, eligibility and the application process please visit  our website
27th Annual 
Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference
Save the dates!
Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on
April 18 & April 20, 2017
UC Forums
Workshops Coming Soon!

Writing an Abstract Workshop: How to Prepare your Abstract for the Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference

January, 2017
Time: T BD
Location:  TBD

Tips on Applying for Research Scholarships and Research Internships (SURE, McNair, Off-Campus Research Internships)

January, 2017
Time:  TBD
Location:  TBD
Register as a Research Scholar
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.
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
Office Information
Want More Information?
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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Monday- Friday 
8:00am - 4:00pm
Closed for Lunch 
11:30am -12:30pm

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