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AUT 2016 Course: Research Exposed! (GEN ST 391 D)

Enroll in Research Exposed! for Autumn Quarter (General Studies 391 D, 1-credit)
Research Exposed! (GEN ST 391 D) offers undergraduates an opportunity to learn about current, exciting research in a wide variety of disciplines, including the process of discovery, how faculty come up with an idea for research, how inquiry is structured in the different disciplines, and how students can become involved in the knowledge-making process.
Presentations by UW faculty from diverse fields focus on their own cutting-edge research and how undergraduates can get involved in the knowledge-making process at this research university. Students attend weekly, fifty-minute discussions and have the opportunity to ask the speaker questions following each presentation. This course may be repeated for credit (1 credit/quarter-3 quarters max); speakers and topics will vary.
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Leadership Opportunity: URP is Seeking Undergraduate Research Leaders! (Application Deadline: 01/01/16)

Apply to be an Undergraduate Research Leader! Application Deadline: Sept. 1, 2016

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is seeking enthusiastic and experienced undergraduate researchers from all disciplines to be Undergraduate Research Leaders (URLs) for the 2016-17 academic year. Students conducting research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences are particularly encouraged to apply.

URLs serve a central role in connecting undergraduates to support services of the URP. The goal of the URL program is to increase awareness and participation of undergraduates doing research in a range of disciplines. As a URL, you can motivate future undergraduate researchers! Anticipated URL time commitment is approximately 8-10 hours/month and dependent on quarterly events and student availability.

More information and application available here: www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/students/urls/

Questions? Contact the URP Staff at urp@uw.edu or (206) 543-4282

Conference: 2016 UW Undergraduate Research Symposium (Applications Due: 02/22/16)

The application for the 19th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open!  The Sym­po­sium will be held on May 20, 2016 in Mary Gates Hall

The Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate accomplishments in research, scholarship, and creative expression in all academic disciplines.  Students may present their research either in a poster session or an oral presentation session.  We will also have a dedicated performance space in nearby Meany Hall for performing arts presentations and a visual arts and design showcase in Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Last year, over 1,000 students participated in this exciting event. 

To learn more and start an appli­ca­tion, visit the Under­grad­u­ate Research Sym­po­sium sec­tion of the URP web­site. All UW under­grad­u­ates involved in research are encour­aged to apply. The appli­ca­tion dead­line is Feb­ru­ary 22, 2016.

Inter­ested stu­dents are also encour­aged to attend one of our upcom­ing Sym­po­sium Info Ses­sions and to register for one of our Abstract Writ­ing Work­shops to assist you with your application. The first Information Session is Monday, January 25, 2:30-3:20 PM.

Not yet involved in research? Vol­un­teer or stop by on the day of the event to learn more about the research that UW under­grads are par­tic­i­pat­ing in, from projects in syn­thetic chem­istry to new ideas in the realm of dance.

If you have any questions, contact urp@uw.edu.

P.S. You need not have results of your research by the February application deadline – In fact, most students will not have results until May. Come to an Abstract Writing Workshop to learn more about how you can write a compelling abstract for your in-process project!

WIN 2016 Course: Space Remaining in 1-credit Research Exposed Course!

Enroll in Research Exposed! for Winter Quarter (General Studies 391 D, 1-credit)

Research Exposed! (GEN ST 391 D) offers undergraduates an opportunity to learn about current, exciting research in a wide variety of disciplines, including the process of discovery, how faculty come up with an idea for research, how inquiry is structured in the different disciplines, and how students can become involved in the knowledge-making process.

Presentations by UW faculty from diverse fields focus on their own cutting-edge research and how undergraduates can get involved in the knowledge-making process at this research university. Students attend weekly, fifty-minute discussions and have the opportunity to ask the speaker questions following each presentation. This course may be repeated for credit (1 credit/quarter-3 quarters max); speakers and topics will vary.

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Research Event: Applying for Summer Research Programs Workshops

Applying for Summer Research Programs Workshops (Undergraduate Research Program)

Thinking of applying for summer research programs? Come learn how to approach the application process, write the personal statement, ask faculty for letters of recommendation, and get the most out of your summer research experience.

Thursday, December 3rd, 3:30 – 4:30 171 MGH
Friday, December 4th, 3:30 – 4:30 171 MGH
Friday, January 8th, 3:30 – 4:30 171 MGH
Wednesday, January 13th, 2:30 – 3:30 171 MGH

Register here: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/257

Funding Event: Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair (10/29/15)

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Join us for the Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair on Oct. 29, 10am-2pm in Mary Gates Hall! This event is an opportunity for UW undergraduates and alumni to learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs to consider for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate years. Program representatives from over 30 UW, local, national and international organizations, agencies, departments, etc. will be tabling, as well as offering information sessions throughout the day.

The list of participating scholarship programs is available at http://expd.washington.edu/scholarshipfair.

Information sessions offered during the Fair include (all held in MGH 171):          
Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship – 10:30am             
Summer Medical Dental Education Program (SMDEP)  – 11:30am          
Marshall Scholarship Program – 12:30pm          
Phillip Yin & Friends American Dream Foundation – 1:30pm

Please see http://expd.washington.edu/scholarshipfair/forstudents for complete information session details and to RSVP for sessions.

Plan to stop by the Fair on Oct. 29! And please contact us if you have questions.

AUT 2015 Undergraduate Research Info Sessions & Advising

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) helps students in all fields to enrich their academic experience by engaging in exciting hands-on research with UW faculty.  URP offers courses, workshops, advising, and resources to help students find year-round and summer research opportunities, get academic credit, present their work, and obtain funding.

If you’re interested in learning more about how you can get involved or further your engagement in research, follow our 2-step process below.

Undergraduate Research Program Info Sessions & Advising

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STEP 1: Undergraduate Research Info Sessions

If you’re looking to get started in research, this is the info session for you!

Undergraduate research information sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help students pursue their research interests. The sessions provide research resources, information on funding, and suggestions for approaching faculty. Additionally, the sessions are highly student-driven, with an emphasis on student questions and concerns.

Every Friday in Autumn Quarter, 2:30 – 3:20 p.m., 171 Mary Gates Hall

Sign up herehttps://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/160

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STEP 2: Autumn Quarter Drop-In Advising*

One-on-one or small group advising for students who have attended a URP Info Session or are already involved in research.

Tuesdays 10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m. &
Thursdays 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

No appointment necessary to meet with an adviser. Just check in at the front desk in Mary Gates Hall 171 when you arrive during drop-in hours.

If these times do not work for you, please email us at urp@uw.edu with several dates and times you’re available for the following week, and we will work on setting you up with an appointment.