Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter
Spring 2016 Issue No. 3
In This Issue
Register as a Research Scholar

Scholarship Applications

26th Annual Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference

Don't Forget: DEADLINES!

Workshops, Info Sessions & Other Offerings for Students
Off-Campus Opportunities
National Opportunities


Living Coast Discovery Center

Academic Scholarship :
Association for Women in Science San Diego Chapter (AWIS-SD) 

Ocean Discovery Institute 

Ocean Discovery Institute 

LA County Science & Engineering Fair 
Upcoming Off-Campus Conferences
April 16, 2016
Western Psychology Conference for Undergraduate Research. 
Spring Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm
(Closed for Lunch 
11:30am -12:30pm)
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Doing Research? 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
  • Changemaker Summer Research Fellow/ Community Based Research (CBR)
  • 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!

Apply Now for a Summer Research Scholarship!  

 Interested in getting  paid to engage in full-  time research over the  summer?
 Applications are now  being  accepted for 

Information about the scholarships/programs, eligibility, application materials required and deadlines can be found on the OUR webpage and the OUR mySanDiego portal.
Application window closes on 
February 26, 2016 at 5:00pm. 
You can access the applications at mySanDiego
mySanDiego>Torero Life>Undergraduate Research 

26th  Annual Creative Collaborations 
Undergraduate Research  Conference 
Thursday,  April 14th, 2016  
12:00pm - 2:15pm
Hahn University Center Forums, 
Exhibit Hall and East and West Alcove
The CC URC showcases research, scholarly activities and creative works from undergraduate students in all disciplines. Please plan to attend and support USD's undergraduate research scholars.  CC URC is open to the public, but please help us in our planning by letting us know if you will attend. 

Help us advertise, download flyer  here!
Don't Forget! 

Upcoming Deadlines:

Submit  an Abstract 
(Deadline:  February 29th, 2016  at 12:00pm )

USD undergraduates, 
Share your research,  scholarly activities  and 
creative  works  at  the  2016 Creative Collaborations 
Undergraduate Research Conference.

for P oster Printing  Appointments
   (D eadline to sign up:  March 4th, 2016 at 12:00pm )

Poster printing appointments are every 15 minutes
April 4-12th 8:30-12:30pm and 1:30-3:30pm
Maher Hall176C

*When you get to the "search events page" make sure you choose the date ranges that the poster printing appointments fall on

*OUR will cover the cost of poster printing one poster at USD IMS only,  so be sure to make your appointment now!  
Appointments are first come first serve and fill up quickly!

Upcoming Workshops

Associated Students Research Supply & Research Travel Grant Information Session
February 11, 2016
Camino Hall 112
Poster Design Workshops
Dates, Times, and Location: 
February 29, 2016 at 10:00-11:00am (Serra Hall 156A)
March 1, 2016 at 1:00-2:00pm (Serra Hall 156A)
March 9, 2016 at 1:00-2:00pm (Serra Hall 156A)
March 10, 2016 at 10:00-11:00am (Serra Hall 156A)
Please note that all workshops are subject to cancellation dependent on interest--so please RSVP.