2022 Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Undergraduate Research Symposium is once again in-person! Join us April 18th and 19th, 10am-12pm to celebrate our hard-working students and their dedicated mentors! The Keynote Address will be delivered by Dr. Jenny Olin Shanahan on April 18th, 4pm-5pm in the Student Center, Ballrooms D & E.

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2022 Symposium Keynote Address

The keynote address, Re-imagining Undergraduate Research for a Post-Pandemic World, by Jenny Olin Shanahan, Ph.D. will take place on Monday, April 18, 4p-5p in Student Center Ballrooms D & E. Refreshments will be provided.

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2022 Symposium Mentoring Workshop

Join us Tuesday, April 19th, 12pm in the Green Center Rm 200C for the mentoring workshop, “Centering Equity and Inclusion in Undergraduate Research Mentoring”, by Jenny Olin Shanahan, Ph.D. All interested mentors are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be served.

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FOSTERING EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING THROUGH

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

The office of Undergraduate Research Scholars works hard to provide students a wide array of opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research led by Mines faculty mentors. Research opportunities include fellowships, research assistantships, and even obtaining credits for research. Programs such as the First-Year Innovation & Research Scholar Training (FIRST) and Mines Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF) can help incoming students get a head start in their field of interest.

FOSTERING transformative LEARNING THROUGH

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

The office of Undergraduate Research Scholars provides students with a wide array of opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research led by Mines faculty mentors. Research opportunities include fellowships, research assistantships, and even obtaining credits for research. Programs such as the First-Year Innovation & Research Scholar Training (FIRST) and Mines Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF) can help incoming students get a head start in their field of interest.

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The FIRST fellowship gave me my first experiences in a professional lab, and enriched my education in countless ways.

– Avery Tyndall (Mentor, Dr. Susanta Sarkar), Physics, Class of 2023

FIRST helped me solidify my interest in continuing research as an undergraduate at Mines and in post-undergraduate work.

– Tony Tien (Mentor, Dr. Kevin Cash), CBE, Class of 2023

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