Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter 
Spring 2018 Issue No.5
March 16th, 2018
Our mission is to ensure that undergraduate students from all disciplines have the opportunity to engage in research, scholarly and creative activities during their time at USD.
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 Presentation Workshop
April 3rd, 2018
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Poster Printing 
Multiple Dates
Time:  8:00 am - 3:20 pm
Maher Hall 176C 

On-Campus Events and Research Opportunities
Friday, April 20th, 2018
12:00 - 2:00 pm

The Lab Crawl is an opportunity for the USD community to learn about student-faculty
research in STEM while visiting laboratories in Loma and Serra Halls, and
the Shiley Center for Science and Technology. Participants collect stickers at each lab
station to redeem for free pizza and raffle entries.

USD's Collaborative Research Grant Opportunities: 2018 - 2019

Keck Undergraduate Humanities Research Fellows Program
 Over an academic year and alongside a faculty advisor, Keck Fellows engage in research, scholarly activities, and/or creative work that advances the interdisciplinary humanities. ($5,400 stipend)
Faculty Interdisciplinary Startup (FIRSt)
The FIRSt Grants program supports faculty-student research teams that develop collaborative research projects involving undergraduates and strongly engaging the humanities. ($5,000 grant)
Collaborative Research Group (CRG)
Collaborative Research Groups encourage research collaboration among faculty and students to advance interdisciplinary activities involving the humanities at USD. (up to $500 grant)

Application Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018

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
Summer Research Program Highlight
University of California, San Diego, Center for Energy Research
Constellation Undergraduate Summer Program (CUSP).
(07/01/2018 - 08/31/2018)

Application Deadline: April 1st, 2018

The Constellation Undergraduate Summer Program (CUSP) is an REU program that provides undergraduate research opportunities to work in High Energy Density Physics (HEDP)

For more information, visit their website
Office of Undergraduate Research
Spring Office Hours

Monday - Friday 
8:00am - 4:00pm
Closed for Lunch 
11:30am -12:30pm

Founders Hall 146
(619) 260 - 8823