Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Conference

A student organization at Virginia Tech is hosting a national research conference this spring! This conference is open to students of all STEM backgrounds who want to present their research, learn about STEM opportunities, and leave inspired and ready to change the world! The event will include panel sessions, student oral and poster presentations, and catered meals. You can also expect phenomenal keynote speakers such as Kate Biberdorf, Ph.D. (as seen on Stephen Colbert), Daniel Andruczyk, and John S. Iiames, Ph.D.

The conference is a two day event from March 23-24th at Virginia Tech. The deadline to apply has been extended to January 22nd, so don’t wait! For more information please visit the MAURC website.

SURI: Virginia Tech’s Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute (MII)

This summer, Virginia Tech is offering a summer undergraduate research program in “Engineering Polymers for Performance in Emerging FEWS Technology”.

Undergraduates (juniors and seniors preferred) in a science or engineering field can apply and those selected will participate in research as well as earn $7,000 during the 11 week program. This covers living expenses and includes a stipend.

The program will take place from May 24- August 6.

Applications are available here and application review begins on February 1, 2016.  

 

Summer research is a great way to broaden your undergraduate experience. In addition to the opportunity highlighted above, summer research programs are available at institutions across the country and abroad.

Want to jump start your search for the right program? Check out this listing  of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.