Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter                                  Spring 2016 Issue No. 14
May 3, 2016 
In This Issue
Off-Campus Opportunities
Ocean Discovery Institute
Spring Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm
(Closed for Lunch 
11:30am -12:30pm)
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H appening on Campus!
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!
2016 SACNAS Conference

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.
2016 SACNAS - Q&A Hangout

Have questions about 2016 SACNAS?

 Join us for a LIVE Google Hangout today!
  Tuesday, May 3 from 4:00 - 5:00pm
with our program experts:
Eric Curiel and Kateryna Poradiuk
and past presenters/scholarship awardees:
Christian Cazares and Gabi Serrato Marks

We'll be online to answer your questions about research presentations and travel scholarships.
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!

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