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Faculty Involvement Opportunities

The Center is currently looking for participants in two faculty working groups for the 2014-2015 academic year:


Deadline: August 29, 2014

Countdown to the 2014
Center for Undergraduate Research
Drop-in office hours are happening now. Stop by 151 Strong Hall to learn more about undergraduate research or visit: http://ow.ly/AfUu3
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Holly Lafferty, a student in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, works with her graduate student mentor, Rachel Bowes, to collect samples in the Kansas...

Drop-in office hours are happening now. Stop by 151 Strong Hall to learn more about undergraduate research or visit: http://t.co/K5pn6XhsEH


Research teaches critical thinking and problem solving — top skills sought by employers
The Research Experience Program has certified more than 2,000 students since 2005
KU is a member of the Council on Undergraduate Research
More than 1,200 students have received Undergraduate Research Awards since 1986
More than 160 mentors sponsored undergraduate projects through the Center for Undergraduate Research in 2012-13
KU's first valedictorian, Flora Richardson, conducted research as an undergraduate before graduating in 1873
Research is for everyone: Undergraduates from more than 50 departments participated in 2012-13
Highlight your research on your transcript: Get certified through the Research Experience Program
Use research to apply what you learned in the classroom to a real problem
Students who perform research develop strong relationships with KU faculty
Research is a hands-on way to explore career options
Conducting research is a great way to network with experts in your field