UROP Quarterly Update: April 2017

UROP Recipients Featured in Fall Issue of CASCADE Magazine

The annual undergraduate research edition of the UO College of Arts and Sciences’ CASCADE magazine featured the research of students that received funding from UROP or participated in a UROP Affiliated Program, including a study of the Danza de la Pluma ceremony, archival research at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.,  and research on cleaning up natural gas by building a better molecule.  For more information about UROP Programs and UROP Affiliated programs visit the UROP programs page.

Fall 2016 Mini-grant Recipients Selected

Nine UO undergraduate students have been selected as Mini-grant recipients. The awardees were selected from a pool of applications coming from a range of majors including anthropology, biology, earth sciences, English, journalism, and computer and information sciences. The awards will be used to assist students with purchasing supplies, materials and/or equipment that are necessary to complete their projects, or to assist with paying for travel to conduct research.

The fall 2016 Mini-grant Awardees (and their majors) are Anupama Deodhar (computer & information science), Austin Robinette (earth sciences), Brianna Kendrick (anthropology), Hanna McIntosh (biology), Chris Ableidinger (journalism and accounting), Sally Claridge (biology), Lauren Amaro (English), Maria Sarao (biology and Spanish), and Nora Sawyer (biological anthropology)  For a complete list of recipients’ projects visit the Mini-grant website.

2016-2017 HURF Recipients Selected

Six UO undergraduate students conducting humanities-related research were selected as Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowship recipients. The awardees are Bryce Keicher (international studies and Spanish), Drew McLaughlin (linguistics), Eugenia Lollini (anthropology and romance languages), Francesca Fontana (journalism), Iago Bojczuk (media studies), and Keegan Williams-Thomas (political science).  The selected projects will focus on a variety of topics including Cuban migration, historical shifts in research methodology of nonnative speech, gender and class in Beirut, investigative memoir and social media in participatory politics. The fellows will conduct research over sixteen weeks during the winter and spring term while participating in monthly programming on topics such as communicating research and career pathways for humanities scholars. For a complete list of recipients and their respective projects visit the HURF website.

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UROP seeks to support and advance faculty-mentored undergraduate research and creative scholarship in all of the disciplines included in the UO’s seven schools and colleges.

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