Attend the Undergraduate Research Symposium sponsored by the LSAMP VA-NC Alliance!

Khanh Tran – March 21st, 2017

Do you have a desire to go to graduate school? Interested in presenting your academic research? Want to acquire a summer research opportunity?

There will be a host of activities at the symposium, including poster and oral presentations, academic workshops, and a graduate school recruitment fair. See the website to view the agenda and read about the keynote speaker!


Date: March 31st - April 2nd

Location: Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC.

STEM Research Scholarships Available Now!

Christie Julien – February 9th, 2017

Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarship

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium gives undergraduate research scholarships of up to $8,500 to encourage research in STEM fields.  The research must be faculty mentored and align with the aerospace industry or NASA's mission.  Awards are based on academic merit, quality of research and mission alignment.  The awards are non-renewable. Underrepresented minority students, female students and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply!


Summer Research Program in Life and Biomedical Sciences at UCLA

Christie Julien – December 8th, 2016

The UCLA SPUR-LABS summer program provides a rigorous research training experience for undergraduates with interests in a broad range of bioscience disciplines—from molecules to organisms and from basic to translational science. Exceptional research training, integrated with professional development activities, will prepare students to succeed in leading Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. programs. The program aims to contribute to diversity, inclusion, and the elimination of barriers to participation in bioscience research careers


Supersize Your Research Skills with CADRE!

Christie Julien – September 29th, 2016

CADRE or Computation and Data Resource Exchange is a University-wide exchange designed to simplify the process of finding local research technology solutions. The CADRE website provides a comprehensive list of the software, services, training opportunities, storage solutions, and computational hardware available to UVA scholars. CADRE is multi-disciplinary and supports all eleven schools of the University.

Undergraduate Student Opportunities in Academic Research (USOAR)

Christie Julien – July 26th, 2016

Interested in Research during the Fall of 2016? USOAR - or Undergraduate Student Opportunities in Academic Research - has PAID research positions available for 1st and 2nd years.  Students will spend 5 -10 hours a week working on research with a faculty advisor in a number of different disciplines.  The deadline for USOAR is  August 8th.  Take a look at the opportunities and apply here -


Urban Resilience to Extremes (UREx) research opportunity

Nicole Schneiter – April 12th, 2016

The Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN) has two REU opportunities this summer, based at Arizona State University in Tempe. The research will be interdisciplinary associated with urban infrastructure resilience and community vulnerability in the face of extreme weather-related events. UREx SRN aims to generate knowledge and promote actions that will ensure urban resiliency.