Friday, January 10, 2014

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

 The deadline to submit abstracts for the College Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) Symposium is January 17.  Information on this and other opportunities for undergrad research follows.

Richard A. Good Endowment for Undergraduate Research Support. 
Any Ashland University Mathematics and Computer Science department majors may apply for these funds.  The purpose of the endowment is to provide educational opportunities for students involved in undergraduate mathematics research projects.  Funds can provide stipend support, travel for conferences, materials for presentations, and will be designated at the discretion of the Dean of Arts and Sciences. You must identify and contact a "faculty sponsor" to apply.   If you are interested, please contact any department faculty member to discuss your project and fill out an application. 

The 5th annual Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Symposium will be April 1, 2014. This annual event gives undergraduate students a chance to share research, scholarly and creative endeavors. All students who are declared majors in a program within the College of Arts and Sciences are encouraged to participate in this year’s symposium.  Presenters may choose to give an oral presentation, poster presentation, exhibition, or performance.  All presentations should have a significant research or creative component; examples include, but are not limited to summer research conducted at Ashland University or elsewhere, results of independent study projects, thesis work, literary readings or analysis, musical or theatrical performances, and exhibitions of artwork.  The deadline for submitting abstracts is 5:00 p.m. on January 17, 2014.  More details.

Amgen Scholars Program celebrates scientific inquiry by providing undergraduates with faculty-mentored summer research opportunities in science and engineering fields, including statistics.  Summer 2014 will mark the eighth year of this exciting initiative.  Applications for the ten U.S. host universities are now online.  The application close date is February 3, 2014.   Eligibility requirements, as well as site-specific programming information, is available via  For more information contact: Michael Bergren, Director, Amgen Scholars U.S. Program Office.

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