Tag - Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

Students and faculty offer health screenings for farmworkers

Every summer, the Augusta University College of Nursing hosts an interdisciplinary student-run health fair providing free personalized and preventative health screenings, education and services to farmworkers in rural South Carolina. This outreach program brings together teams of expert health care...

Proposals for INQR 1000 courses due Nov. 10

Proposals for INQR 1000, the one-hour core course that engages freshmen and sophomores in a topic-driven seminar emphasizing the importance of asking questions in the process of learning, are due Nov. 10. An information session will be held at 3 p.m. on Oct. 27 in room E-152 of Allgood Hall. New...

INQR 1000 students show off projects at expo

Undergraduate research was on heroic display at last week’s INQR 1000 Expo. This year’s theme was Humans and Heroes, and the students didn’t disappoint. INQR 1000 is a 10-week course designed to introduce students to research. The class is a one-credit hour, small group, discussion-based course...

GRU alumna takes a look at Southern living in her first novel

Anna Schaeffer, Honors Program alumna and former CURS Summer Scholar, will join us to talk about turning her Honors thesis into her first published novel on Tuesday, Oct. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Quad Wall Building on the Summerville campus. Schaeffer holds a degree in English from GRU and was...

Upcoming undergraduate research Brown Bag Seminars

The mission of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS) is to promote and support research, scholarship and creative activity at the undergraduate level. From the very beginning, CURS has made great strides to see that members of our undergraduate population are afforded...

Baylor Blog: Learning from Failure

Hello again from Baylor University! Week six in the REU program has been a real test. This week, I faced some more frustrating lab results and have had to put my best problem-solving skills to work. Outside the lab, I have enjoyed the Baylor student life center and have started studying for the GRE...

Baylor Blog: Setbacks and Successes

Hello again from Baylor University! It’s hard to believe it’s already week five of the REU program in chemistry! We just completed half of the program, and this week was filled with lots of research successes, setbacks, and other fun things outside the lab. First off, this week was filled with many...

Baylor Blog: A Change of Scenery

Hello from Baylor University! I just completed week four of what has already been an amazing research experience at the Baylor University REU program in chemistry. This week was filled with cool research and a few extra things to spice up the experience. First and foremost, the emphasis on...

Baylor Blog: Research and Exploration

Hello from Waco, Texas, and Baylor University! I just finished week 3 of 10 in the summer REU program in chemistry and have learned a lot of new things. Last week, we finished attending our advanced instrumentation workshops, so this was the first week where almost every day was 100 percent...

Baylor Blog: Cool tools

Greetings from Waco, Texas, at Baylor University for week two in the REU chemistry program. Week one in the program was a great experience, and week two has been just as amazing. I conducted a lot of experiments, learned new instrumentation, and enjoyed talks from chemists respected around the...

REU Blog Post #1: Week 1: The Beginning

Hi, my name is Preston Jones, and I am a senior chemistry/biochemistry major at Georgia Regents University. I have the privilege of sharing with you my experience as an undergraduate researcher at Baylor University this summer. The program I am participating in is funded by the National Science...

Undergraduate Preview Day showcased GRU to prospective Jags

On Saturday, March 28, approximately 180 high school juniors and seniors interested in learning more about the educational opportunities offered by GRU descended on the Summerville Campus for a day of fun and exploration. After a greeting by Scott Argo, Interim Director of Academic Affairs...

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