Connecting your Student Involvement to your Future: Conflux Research Journal

Kaitlyn Diaz – November 8th, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Check out the following spotlight on the Conflux Research Journal featuring Jean Nunez who is currently serving as the Creative Director. Jean is a second year majoring in Global Public Health and pursuing a concentration in Music. Read on to learn Jean’s journey with Conflux.

What is the benefit of joining the Conflux Research Journal?

Get Your Research Funded with the Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Christie Julien – October 4th, 2017

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence helps connect students to all kinds of research and scholarship opportunities. They have a number of opportunities listed on their website and will be holding information sessions on 2 awesome sources of funding.  See below for details. 

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award Information Session

4:00 to 5:00, Wednesday, October 11

Clemons Library, Room 204


Revolutionize Bio Tech Research with iGEM

Christie Julien – September 28th, 2017

Have you ever wanted to run your own research project? If so, then the iGEM competition is the perfect experience for you! iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machines) is an international competition in synthetic biology that draws over 300 highly competitive teams from across the world. Since 2007, University of Virginia has consistently performed on par with many of the top universities and institutes worldwide.


Job Opportunity: Analyst in Asian Security Affairs at the Congressional Research Service

Amare Osei – September 26th, 2017

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) works solely for U.S. Congress, providing essential policy and legal research to both the House and the Senate. Prided on nonpartisan and objective research, the CRS has been a valued resource on Capitol Hill for over a century!

Become a YAART Fellow!

Jasmine Jackson – July 13th, 2017

The YAART Fellows Programs provides an opportunity for young adults to receive training in research methods and act as advisors to research projects. The goal of the program is to partner with the community to discover and design research that answers important questions about the health of transgender and gender non-conforming young people. Check out these FAQS to learn more about YAART fellows.

Who can become a YAART fellow?
Any transgender or gender nonconforming person 18–26 can become a fellow.

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

UVA Career Center – 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!