Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter 
Spring 2018 Issue No. 8
April 13, 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.
RESEARCH WEEK APRIL 16 - 20, 2018
Please join us for Research Week—a celebration of the many research activities at USD. This multi-faceted showcase will focus on the importance of research at the university, and will include various events, open houses and demonstrations.

University of San Diego Student-Faculty Research, Scholarship, Creative Works
Research Week is free and open to the public, so please join us! By teaching we learn. Through research we grow.

Please visit the Office of Sponsored Programs Website for the Complete Research Week Schedule

Please join us at the OURMA Mixer!


Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 | 12:30 - 1:30 pm | Founders Hall East Patio

The OURMA Mixer recognizes research mentors who bring respect and excellence to the practice of mentoring undergraduates in research and scholarly activities, and who have a longstanding commitment to the development of research scholars.  


Lunch will be provided
The 28th Annual 
Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference

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

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

Want to know if your students are presenting? Download the 2018 Abstract Booklet, also available on our website

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.

On-Campus Research & Funding Opportunities
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.

mcnairscholars@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-7580
Travel Award Funding is Available!
Thanks to Associated Students (AS), we have additional funding available for travel awards. If you are planning to present at a conference before June 4, you can apply for up to $500 for an individual or $1,000 as a group to fund your travel to the conference. Applications are on a first come first serve basis. For more information, click here!
Office of Undergraduate Research
Spring Office Hours

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

Founders Hall 146
ugresearch@sandiego.edu
(619) 260 - 8823