Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter                                  Spring 2016 Issue No. 13
April 25, 2016 
In This Issue
Off-Campus Opportunities
Ocean Discovery Institute
Spring Hours
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(Closed for Lunch 
11:30am -12:30pm)
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First Generation Student Group
Capture experiences of first gen undergrad & grad  students.  Inspire students to feel empowered by their  identities.  Collaborate on the New Student & Family Lunch and  other events throughout the 2016-2017 school year.  Email or stop by the CID  (Maher 253) with any questions.  
Upcoming Conferences

Spring Applications for Travel Scholarships and Research Presentations
Open April 25 -May 13, 2016
Applications will be opening soon for research presentations and travel scholarships at 
This year's event will be held 
October 13 - 15 
in  Long Beach, CA.
Feel free to contact 
SACNAS with any 
questions you might have at, or call 1-877-SACNAS1.
Congratulations to undergraduate researchers,  Taylor Cottle (Beckman Scholars Program)  and Harrison Schmachtenberger (SURE) , for being recognized by the  Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.

Taylor, (Pictured right), a recipient of the Goldwater Scholarship is a Chemistry & Biochemistry Major working in Dr. Provost's lab.

Harrison (Pictured below), a  Goldwater  Honorable Mention is a Mechanical Engineering   major conducting research in the lab of Dr. Imane Khalil.
To read more about their achievements click here

To learn more about the Goldwater and other National Scholarships, click here.
Doing Research this Summer?  
Register as a Research Scholar!
All USD students engaged in undergraduate research/scholarship activities and creative works are 
required to register as a Research Scholar 
regardless of funding source or formal program affiliation. 

Research Scholars include: 
  • Beckman Scholars
  • McNair Scholars
  • NSF REU Scholars
  • PURE Scholars
  • SURE Scholars
  • Students who have received a scholarship for summer research
  • Students who are conducting research on a faculty member's grant
  • Students who are dong an independent project with a faculty advisor/volunteering
  • Other visiting researchers (high school, international, etc.) 
Responsibilities and Benefits
  • Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) Online Training/Other research ethics training as needed
  • 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

Register to become a Research Scholar today!

Shiley-Marcos Engineering Showcase

School of Engineering Showcase
Date : Friday, May 6,2016
2:30 - 5:00pm
Loma Hall 1st Floor

Click  here for the flyer!
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