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+ - Pitching & Presenting Your Research and Creative Activity

Fall 2018

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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.

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

Fall 2018

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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.

+ - Grant Proposal Workshop

Wednesday, April 4

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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 

+ - Poster Design and Presentation Workshop

Wednesday, April 25

1-2 p.m.

Argyros Forum 209A

 
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   

+ - SURF Information Session

Monday, February 12

1-2 p.m. 

Argyros Forum 209A

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

Spring 2018

SURF Information Session
Monday, February 12
 1-2 p.m.
  Argyros Forum 209A
  
SURF Application Deadline
Friday, March 2
4 p.m.
  
Lunch with a Professor Week
 April 2 - April 6
Randall Dining Commons
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 
Meal Voucher Required 
  
Grant Proposal Workshop
Wednesday, April 4
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
AF 209C
  
Spring Scholarly & Creative Grant Application Deadline
Friday, April 13
4 p.m.
  
Sunday, April 15
Midnight
  
Wednesday, April 25
1-2 p.m. 
AF 209A
      
Friday, May 4
      
Invitation Only
Wednesday, May 9
TBA
      
Wednesday, May 9
Sandhu Conference Center
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