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Student Research Day  

+ - Pitching & Presenting Your Research and Creative Activity

Tuesday, October 3rd

1:30-2:30 pm

Argyros Forum 209C


OURCA invites students to the Pitching and Presenting Workshop.  Learn strategies that can be applied across academic disciplines for writing abstracts, sharing your research and creative activity with others through conference presentations, and working toward publication.
 
Guest Speakers:

Dr. Julye Bidmead, Co-Director of Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences  

Dr. Lisa Sparks, Dean of the School of Communication

 

+ - Strategies for Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity

Tuesday, October 3rd

4:00-5:00 pm

Argyros Forum 209C


OURCA, Schmid College of Science and Technology, and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites students to Strategies for Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. Find out from fellow undergraduate researchers and creative scholars how to get involved in research & creative activity on campus. Learn how to identify faculty mentors, determine your interests, and choose or create a project. Find out how to draw your path to presentations and even publication in a journal.
 
Guest Speakers:

OURCA Ambassadors

Art Ambassadors 

Schmid Student Leadership Council 

 

+ - Grant Proposal Workshop

Thursday, October 5th

1:30-3:00 pm

Argyros Forum 209C


OURCA invites students to the Grant Proposal Workshop.  Find out how to develop great ideas for research and creative activity, describe your projects, find faculty mentors, and ask for recommendation letters.  Meet students who've written successful grant applications.
The workshop is designed to address your questions before the deadline for the OURCA Undergraduate Scholarly/Creative Grant applications and also to introduce you to practices you can adapt for other applications 
 
Guest Speakers:

Dr. Julye Bidmead, Co-Director of Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity,  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences  

Dr. Kelli Fuery, Assistant Professor, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

 

+ - Poster Design and Presentation Workshop

Wednesday, November 15th

3:00-4:00 pm

Argyros Forum 209C

 
OURCA invites undergraduate students to the Poster Design/Presentation Workshop. Find out how to develop a better poster design to grab the attention of your audience through use of better lay-out and visuals.   Also, develop your skills as a presenter to engage your audience about your project.
This workshop is tailored to students presenting at CUSRD and National/International Conferences, but all are welcome to attend. 
 
Guest Speakers:

Dr. Julye Bidmead, Co-Director of Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity,  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences  

Dr. Criselda Toto, Assistant Professor, Schmid College of Science and Technology  

 

+ - SURF Information Session

February, 2018

 

 

This session provides all the information students and faculty mentors need to know about the SURF program. Past SURF fellows and OURCA representatives will be available to answer your questions.

Students and faculty interested in the SURF program are encouraged to attend.

  • General overview of the program
  • Who can apply for SURF
  • Application requirements and process
  • Program dates
  • Funding distribution for SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Requirements & responsibilities of the SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Expected time commitment for SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Housing information
  • Weekly faculty seminars and professional development meetings
  • Social activities

OURCA Deadlines & Events 
Fall 2017

October 2nd-6th
Randall Dining Commons 
11:30am-1:30pm
Meal Voucher Required
 
Campus Wide
October 2nd-5th
  
Tuesday, October 3rd
AF 209C
1:30-2:30pm
  
Tuesday, October 3rd
AF 209C
4:00pm-5:00pm
 
Wednesday, October 4th
BK 404
3:00-5:00pm
 
Thursday, October 5th
AF 209C
1:30-3:00pm
  
Thursday, October 5th
AF 209C
3:30-4:30pm
  
Tuesday, November 7th
Midnight
  
Friday, November 10th
4:00pm
  
Wednesday, November 15th
AF 209C
3:00pm-4:00pm
  
Wednesday, December 6th
Sandhu Conference Center
Poster Sessions- TBA
  
Invitation Only
Wednesday, December 6th
BK 404
12:00-1:30pm