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Cornell University Department of Astronomy- 2020 Research Experiences for Undergraduates

 June 1st-August 7th, 2020

The Department of Astronomy of Cornell University is pleased to announce its 2020 Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program.

Students will work on individual research projects with Cornell faculty and research staff on a wide range of topics in planetary science, solar system exploration, astrobiology, exoplanets, radio, infrared and radar astronomy, and related theoretical topics as well as astronomical instrumentation. Students interested in computer science and engineering are also encouraged to apply. Students will also participate in a series of group activities including
lectures, roundtables and workshops, a geology tour of the Finger Lakes and a trip to the American Museum of Natural History in NYC.

For each participant, a stipend of $6,000.00 will be provided for the ten week session, plus $1,250.00 for housing and meals. The program will also provide reasonable support for travel to and from Ithaca as well as for observation or other research-related activities, or a professional meeting. Program dates areJune 1 to August 7, 2020 (but participation may be adjusted for conflict with academic schedules). Undergraduate students who will graduate after January 2020 and who are US citizens or permanent residents may apply. Students must
have completed at least one year of undergraduate academic training by June 2020. Up to eight Research Assistantships will be available.

Completed applications AND supporting materials must be received by February 3, 2020.

To view the research fields and to apply, please visit:
<http://hosting.astro.cornell.edu/specialprograms/reu/>

National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC) at Harvard University

January 24-26, 2020

NCRC is a large-scale, multidisciplinary forum held annually at Harvard University, where the most accomplished undergraduate students from across the United States and internationally convene each year to share their research in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The core vision behind our conference is to provide student researchers with the opportunity to hear from the world’s leading authorities in academia, policy, and industry, as well as to foster important exchanges and dialogue between students.

The application deadline for general applications is December 1st, 2019 (11:59PM EST).

Visit this website for more information.


2019 Fall Symposium Highlights

Symposium Winners 

Congratulations to the winners of UNC's 2019 Fall Symposium:

  • Gabriela Masztalerz, Audiology & Speech-Language Sciences: "Accent Modification and Identity: A Phenomenological Study between International Students from UNCO and Adult Immigrants/Refugees from IRCNOCO"
  • Branden Lawson, Biology: "Trees and Their Role in American Robin Clutch Survival"
  • Isabella Aspromonte, Sport and Exercise Science: "Activation of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor: an Analysis of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Dose-Response on Antigen-Specific Antibody"

Runner Up

  • Keira Lopez, Biology: "Purification and Characterization of Two Proteins in Crotalus Viridis Viridis Venom with Potential Therapeutic Applications"

Additional Presentations

Congratulations as well to all other presenters:

  • Kaitlin Erpenbeck, Psychology: "Attention! – Threatening Stimuli Hold Attention and Result in Longer Reaction Times"
  • Cody Salazar, Psychology: "Influences That May Affect Flow Among Division I Collegiate Wrestlers"
  • Grace Davis , Anthropology and Gender Studies: "The Liminal Experiences of Queer-Christian Undergraduate Students at the University of Northern Colorado"
  • Benjamin Corneliusen, Music Education: "The Influence of the Jazz Language upon Past and Modern-Day Saxophonists: An Analysis of Michael Brecker and Other Jazz Greats"
  • Malaika Michel-Fuller, English: "Disaster Management of the 2013 Floods: A Participatory Study of Colorado Community Organization"

Kaitlin Erpenbeck, Attention! – Threatening Stimuli Hold Attention and Result in Longer Reaction Times

Cody Salazar, Influences That May Affect Flow Among Division I Collegiate Wrestlers

Gabriela Masztalerz, Accent Modification and Identity: A Phenomenological Study between International Students from UNCO and Adult Immigrants/Refugees from IRCNOCO

Grace Davis, The Liminal Experiences of Queer-Christian Undergraduate Students at the University of Northern Colorado

Keira Lopez, Purification and characterization of two proteins in Crotalus viridis viridis venom with potential therapeutic applications 

Benjamin Corneliusen, The Influence of the Jazz Language upon Past and Modern-Day Saxophonists: An Analysis of Michael Brecker and Other Jazz Greats

Malaika Michel-Fuller, Disaster Management of the 2013 Floods: A Participatory Study of Colorado Community Organization

Isabella Aspromonte, Activation of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor: an Analysis of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Dose-Response on Antigen-Specific Antibody

Branden Lawson, Trees and Their Role in American Robin Clutch Survival

2020 National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Abstract Submission Opens Sept 30 for NCUR 2020

Abstract Submission Deadline

December 6, 2019

Conference Dates

March 26 - 28, 2020

Location

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

LEARN MORE ABOUT NCUR 2020

General Due Dates

All current due dates can be seen above in the right sidebar, however, in general here are the symposium and conference due dates:

  • Fall Symposium abstracts are due generally in early October.
  • NCUR abstracts are generally due in early December.