Important Dates

Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Mentor Award Submissions Due  March 27th by 5:00 PM

These awards will be granted to faculty members who mentor undergraduates outside of the classroom, and who are committed to undergraduate research and creative activity, beyond a coursework.  Faculty members who have mentored and worked one-on-one with students resulting in work that has resulted in presentation/publication or exhibition are eligible for nomination.

This one-time award of funds (TBA)  can be used to further the award winner’s research (travel , equipment, professional organization membership) for the following academic year. The awards will be presented at  the CREATE Conference (Celebrating Research Excellence and Artistic Talent at Eastern) on April 17 during the opening ceremony.

The strongest nominations will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate research through specific examples such as exhibitions, presentations or peer-reviewed publications.The committee will examine the skills learned by the student as well as the significance of the outcome of the project (regional vs. national conferences).

The submission form can be located under the “Resources” tab.


NSF (National Science Foundation) Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU’s) Applications Due Throughout February

If you are looking for an opportunity to add to your resume over the summer consider participating in an REU. Students selected for REU’s receive funding and the opportunity to focus on an area of research with researchers at other universities. A complete list of REU’s by discipline can be found at the REU Searchable Database.