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Tag: Office of Undergraduate Research

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… 

A researchers studying how drones can detect poachers and count wildlife in Namibia is juxtaposed against the Milky Way at night.

Sep 2, 2020

Envisioning Research Contest Winners Show Artistic Exploration

The winners of the 2020 Envisioning Research Contest brought a new light to their discoveries at NC State. 

Apr 16, 2020

Michael Dickey Receives Inaugural Outstanding Research Mentor Award

By Annie Carlson Welch During the 29th Annual Spring Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium, held virtually April 24-25, Dr. Michael Dickey, Alcoa Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering was presented with the inaugural Outstanding Research Mentor Award from the Office of Undergraduate Research. Future recipients, honored annually at the Spring Symposium, will be presented with… 

Colton Botta in graduation robes

Feb 11, 2020

Colton Botta Named a Rhodes Finalist

Colton Botta is the first NC State University alumnus in over a decade to be named a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. 

Oct 31, 2019

Research in Photos: Senior Kenzie Cromer Wins the 2019 Envisioning Research Contest

By Abby Birkhimer In August, winners of the 2019 Envisioning Research contest were announced. Kenzie Cromer, a senior studying biological sciences with a concentration in integrated physiology and neurobiology, snagged both first and second place spots in the undergraduate student photography category of the contest. Cromer learned about the contest via social media during her junior…