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Summer Research Assistant Opportunity at WashU Brown School's Race and Opportunity Lab

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WashU Brown School's Race and Opportunity Lab is looking for a research assistant, undergraduate or graduate, to assist with various research projects. 

Research Spotlight: Anneliese Ceisel

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Anneliese shares her experience with the uSTAR Summer Scholars Program.

Research Spotlight: Kayce Sorbello

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Kayce, who is majoring in international and area studies, undertook a community action project addressing crop-raiding in communities surrounding Kibale National Park in western Uganda.

Research Spotlight: Rory Mather

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In honor of National Undergraduate Research Week, the Office of Undergraduate Research is excited to feature a series of unique research experiences from just a few of our many WashU undergraduates engaged in research.

Research Spotlight: Victoria Collins

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In honor of National Undergraduate Research Week, the Office of Undergraduate Research is excited to feature a series of unique research experiences from just a few of our many WashU undergraduates engaged in research.

Research Spotlight: Blake Bordelon

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In honor of National Undergraduate Research Week, the Office of Undergraduate Research is excited to feature a series of unique research experiences from just a few of our many WashU undergraduates engaged in research.

Kemper Art Museum Summer Undergraduate Research Award

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Whether you are interested in mathematics or physics, art or art history, political science or social work—the Museum can be a great resource for your ideas!   The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, part of the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University, offers opportunities to support independent student research projects as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Award program (SURA).

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium

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Saturday, October 24, noon to 3 p.m.

Pulitzer Center's International Reporting Student Fellowship

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The Pulitzer Center’s Campus Consortium International Reporting Student Fellowship is a mentored reporting project, in which Pulitzer Center staff and journalists advise students through the process of an international reporting experience.  WashU students are nominated from the pool of Summer Undergraduate Research Award (SURA) recipients, who are proposing faculty-mentored international research projects for the summer.

Merle Kling Undergraduate Honors Fellowship Video

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Check out the link above to hear WashU seniors in humanities and humanistic social sciences discuss their diverse senior honors theses topics and why they feel research is important in this video created by students in the Merle Kling Undergraduate Honors Fellowship. 

MidStates Consortium for Math & Science Undergrad Research Symposia

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Register for one of the upcoming 2018 MidStates Consortium for Math & Science Undergrad Research Symposia, including the Biological Sciences and Psychology Symposium Nov. 2-3 at University of Chicago and the Physical Sciences, Math and Computer Science Symposium Nov. 9-10 at WashU. 

Leveraging Undergraduate Research for Graduate School Applications

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Thursday, September 20, 4:30 p.m. in Seigle 103

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The OUR maintains lists of undergraduate research opportunities available on campus and elsewhere. 

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