(Nick Geboy studying drill core from 100's meters below the surface of the earth as part of his Geology undergraduate research project here at UW-Oshkosh.)

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

What is CUR?

CUR is a national organization whose goal is to strengthen science, mathematics, and engineering research programs at predominantly undergraduate institutions.

CUR has eight disciplinary divisions: Biology, Geosciences, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics/Astronomy, Psychology, Social Sciences, and At-Large Administrative. CUR offers:

I encourage all UW-Oshkosh faculty to become members of CUR. I am the University Liaison for CUR. Please feel free to contact me (Eric Hiatt, hiatt@uwosh.edu) for membership materials or go to the CUR website for more information and to become a member online, www.cur.org. The CUR web site also has information about the organization available as a downloadable Power Point file.

Members receive: 1) a subscription to the CUR Quarterly, 2) discounts to attend CUR’s National Conference and the April Dialogue, 3) access to special information on funding opportunities, jobs, and other resources, 4) discounts on CUR’s publications, and 5) gain opportunities to participate with their students in the Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship program. Click here for CUR membership services.

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(Photo on right: Heidi Faris removing shells of aquatic snails and bivalves from sediment cores collected from Rush Lake, Wisconsin as part of her Geology undergraduate research project here at UW-Oshkosh).


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