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Undergraduate Research Photo Contest Winner!

October 16, 2018

Congratulations to our first undergraduate research photo contest 1st place winner, Nicole Chanel!  

Nicole is a Textiles & Clothing major working on textile strength.  In addition to lunch with our new Associate Director, Dr. Elizabeth Nuñez and a $25 Amazon giftcard, Nicole wins a #urc t-shirt - another textile for her to test!

Green Fellowships Available - Deadline Nov. 4!

October 30, 2018

Green Fellowships are available to fund projects exploring fifty years of student-led advancement of social justice, sustainable technology, and environmental sustainability at UC Davis.  Two Green Fellows will be selected and will receive $4,000 each this academic year. This funding is to inspire students to implement a project about the history of social justice and environmental sustainability at UC Davis.

Introduction To Research is Open to Any Major!

October 29, 2018

So, you are at a UC.  Have you ever wondered what it means to be at a research university?  Do you know how the UC environment offers advantages to help you reach your career goals?  Do you want to know more about how to do research with a faculty mentor?  You need to take this class!  BIM 88V!
This class will:

Undergraduate Research Photo Contest 2nd Place Winner!

October 16, 2018

Congratulations to our 2nd-place photo contest winner, Karina Targos!

Karina is a 4th-year chemistry major working in organic synthesis, and her favorite part of working with specialized instruments like this very big magnet! Karina wins a URC t-shirt and a $25 Amazon gift card, which includes a very tiny magnet.

Undergraduates: Sign up for the Mentor-Mentee Program!

September 20, 2018

Program alumnus (MMP 2-15-16) and graduating senior, Matt Hanna won two distinguished awards in 2018 for his excellence in research: the John and Lyn Lofland Award for Undergraduate Research and the Outstanding Senior Award for Sociology.  Matt Hanna also presented "Suicide by Cop: A Sociological Study of Comparative Cases” at the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference.

URC Programs Seeking Participants

September 12, 2018

The California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) and Mentorships for Undergraduate Research Participants in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences participants completed their Summer Program of faculty-mentored research and enrichment activities by presenting their work at the 2018 CAMP & MURPPS Summer Symposium on August 17, 2018.  Guests were treated to the following research presentations: