Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter                                  Spring 2016 Issue No. 7
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National Opportunities
LA County Science & Engineering Fair 
Upcoming Off-Campus Conferences
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Upcoming Workshops

AFFIRM Faculty Workshop: 
Best Practices and Hopeful Outcomes 
Around STEM Retention 
Date: Friday, April 15, 2016 
Time: 12:15-2:15pm
Location: Salomon Hall 


Poster Design Workshops 
March 9, 2016 at 1:00-2:00pm 
March 10, 2016 at 10:00-11:00am
Serra Hall 156A
Presenting a Poster Workshop: 
Preparation for the Creative Collaborations 
Undergraduate Research Conference and Other Meetings
March 10, 2016
Camino Hall 119

Please note that all workshops are subject to cancellation dependent on interest--so please RSVP.
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AFFIRM Student Lecture: 
The conversion of an African American Woman to STEM

Presented by:
Dr. Nicole Weekes,
Professor of Neuroscience,  Pomona College
Open to the USD 
Greater San Diego Community

Thursday, April 14, 2016
5:30- 6:30pm
MRH (SOLES) Warren Auditorium
California Burritos will be served from 
5:00pm -5:30pm
March 7, 2016 
Poster Printing Appointments and Deadline
Due to the number of Abstracts that we have 
received this year, we are extending the  deadline to sign up for Poster Printing Appointments until:  
5:00pm on Wednesday, March 9th 2016

New Poster Printing Appointment dates are:
March 30 - April 13, 2016 
from   8:30 - 11:30am and 12:30 - 3:30pm  
**Please review the instructions on how to sign up for a Poster Printing Appointment, and be sure to bring your Mentor Approval form as well. Appointments are first come first serve and the deadline can no longer be extended. 

**Be sure to arrive on time, as IMS will not be taking walk-ins or late students. 
Presenting a poster at the Creative Collaborations Undergraduate Research Conference?

Please plan to attend:
Learn how to design a poster in PowerPoint
P oster Design Workshop
March 9, 2016 from 1:00-2:00pm 
March 10, 2016 from 10:00-11:00am 
Serra Hall 156A
Hosted by: ITS

Also, need more guidance on how to present a poster?
Presenting a Poster Workshop: 
Preparation for the
Creative Collaborations
Undergraduate Research Conference 
and Other Meetings 
March 10, 2016 from  12:15 - 2:15pm 
Camino Hall 119
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!
Please help us thank the Faculty Directors of the Office of Undergraduate Research Programs.  We are grateful for their time and commitment to supporting students in undergraduate research, scholarly activities and creative works.
Dr. Lauren Benz, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dr. Joseph Provost, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dr. Divya Sitaraman, Psychological Sciences
Creative Works
Dr. Christopher Adler, Music
Engineering, Math and Computer Sciences
Dr. James Kohl, Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Carlton Floyd, English
Life and Physical Sciences
Dr. Curtis Loer, Biology
Social Sciences
Dr. Susannah Stern, Communication Studies
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