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The top of a graduate's hat that reads "Our hearts ever hold you, NC State"

May 11, 2021

Meet the Graduates

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs recognizes some standout spring 2021 graduates who have made their mark on the university through their involvement and leadership in the division's programs. 

Patsy McKee outdoors, in front of trees

Apr 27, 2021

NC State Student Selected to Present Disaster Relief Research at Capitol Hill

Patsy McKee will present her research to members of the U.S. Congress at the Council on Undergraduate Research’s annual Posters on the Hill event. 

A faculty member and student work in a research lab together

Mar 16, 2021

OUR Announces 2021 Nominees for the Michael Dickey Outstanding Research Mentor Award

The Michael Dickey Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated excellence in mentoring and supporting undergraduate researchers. The winner of the 2021 award will be announced during the Spring Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium, held April 22-23, 2021. 

Megan Snyder

Mar 4, 2021

Spotlight on our Students: Megan Snyder

The University Honors and Scholars Programs spoke with Megan Snyder '21 about her research project, "Stone Mountain Monument Memorial: A Symbol of White Supremacy," which she will present at the 21st Annual Undergraduate Honors Symposium at UNCG. 

Feb 4, 2021

From Undergrad Researcher to Mentor: How Brinnae Brent ’16 Made Research Her Career

The Office of Undergraduate Research recently caught up with Brinnae Brent '16, who is now working towards a Ph.D. and works in the Big Ideas Lab at Duke University. 

Colton Botta in red graduation robes making a wolfie sign with the bell tower in the background

Dec 21, 2020

Colton Botta Earns Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

The 2019 graduate is one of 46 recipients of the 2021 Marshall Scholarships, a fully funded merit-based award for Americans of high ability to pursue postgraduate study in the United Kingdom. 

Sign for the Office of Undergraduate Research

Nov 17, 2020

Office of Undergraduate Research Receives Printed Publication Award

In September, the Office of Undergraduate Research, in partnership with Performance Print Services, earned a 2019 Special Judges Award from the Print Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. for its NCUR 2023 Host Proposal. 

Kaitlyn Tiffany Selfie

Oct 27, 2020

Envisioning Research Winner and OUR Ambassador Kaitlyn Tiffany Discusses Her Research in Paleontology

By Marco Valencia The Office of Undergraduate Research was given the opportunity to Zoom with one of our very own OUR ambassadors, Kaitlyn Tiffany, to discuss her experiences with undergraduate research. A fourth-year senior, Katlyn Tiffany studies fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology with a concentration in conservation biology coursework. Tiffany most recently placed first for… 

Oct 18, 2020

Digging Into Research: How Erin Gniewek found a passion in archaeology

By Marco Valencia The Office of Undergraduate Research was given the opportunity to sit down with senior Erin Gniewek to discuss some of her experiences with undergraduate research and how that research established a new future interest. Gniewek is double majoring in animal science and anthropology and has been involved with research inside Dr. S.… 

Sep 14, 2020

Speeding Your Way Into Research: Courtney Smith Shares Her Journey in Undergraduate Research

By Marco Valencia The Office of Undergraduate Research recently sat down (virtually) with Courtney Smith, a junior student studying Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology within the College of Natural Resources. Smith was actively looking for research opportunities when she connected with her mentor at one of OUR’s events: Speed Researching. Since then, she has worked…