Come join the Undergraduate Research Support Office team for the URS Mixer on Wednesday, September 20 from 4-5:30pm in East Duke 209. Along with the URS team, we will have representatives from MUSER, Bass Connections, DEAL, Pratt School of Engineering, Marine Lab Scholars, and DAEs for you to connect with, as well as student currently engaged in research. Light snacks will be provided. We are excited to see you there! read more about URS Mixer »

Duke Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) Conference Award  Participation in undergraduate research allows a student to engage more deeply in their chosen field of interest, helping them to develop a sense of belonging within a university setting.  It is also important for student trainees to develop a sense of researcher identity, where they believe they are researchers and have confidence in their skill set.  This is particularly significant for students from backgrounds who have historically been… read more about Duke Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) Conference Award »

Download Grad School 101 Pdf Flyer (pdf - 4.21 MB)   Academic Advising Center, Academic Resource Center, the Academic Guides, and URS are partnering to offer a series of workshops about graduate school for undergrad students! These workshops will cover how to choose programs to apply to, the GRE, how to identify mentors, who to contact for LoRs, and getting started on your personal statement! Sign up for one or all. Link:… read more about Graduate School 101 Workshop Series »

The Undergraduate Research Support (URS) Office, the Directors of Academic Engagement (DAEs), and the Academic Guides (AGs) are partnering to offer a series of interactive workshops to help students learn more about the whys and hows of undergraduate research, including summer research programs. You can register for all three workshops or just attend one or two! Tuesday January 17th 5 - 6:30pm, Keohane Atrium, The Why of Research and How It Helps Your Career Monday January 23rd 5 - 6:… read more about Summer Research Opportunities Workshops  »

NCRC is a large-scale, multidisciplinary forum held annually at Harvard University, where the most accomplished undergraduate students from across the United States and internationally convene each year to share their research in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The core vision behind our conference is to provide student researchers with the opportunity to hear from the world’s leading authorities in academia, policy, and industry, as well as to foster important exchanges and dialogue between students… read more about Attend the 2023 National Collegiate Research Conference »

Apply by February 20, 2023 at 5:00pm.  Are you and a group of fellow students excited about testing a new idea or exploring a compelling research question? Do you want to extend work that you started through a course, extra-curricular activity, or Bass Connections, DukeEngage, Data+ or Story+ project?   Bass Connections and the Undergraduate Research Support Office are pleased to support this research grant program for students involved in collaborative team-based research projects. This research award… read more about Student Teams Grants 2023 »

The Office of Undergraduate Education and The Directors of Academic Engagement are hosting an Undergraduate Research Summit at Duke on October 29th in Perkins 217 from 10am – 2:30pm.  The event will feature panel discussions, workshops, and seminars with topics ranging from getting involved in research to planning for a senior research project.  Students from all disciplines are invited to attend.  Please see the schedule of events and register here:  read more about 2022 Undergraduate Research Summit  »

PEP is an opportunity aimed at supporting the political and leadership development of Duke students. One of the program’s goals is to support women and underrepresented groups in political leadership, though the program is open to students of all identities. Eligible participants are Duke students of any majors who apply during the fall of their junior year. As PEP Fellows, students will participate in unique leadership development opportunities, including taking a politically-engaged class… read more about Political Engagement Project (PEP) Info Session »

The Black Doctoral Network welcomes current undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, students of professional degree programs (e.g. medical, law, dental, pharmacy), and postdoctoral scholars of all racial and ethnic backgrounds to participate in our poster session at the 10th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference themed: Black Excellence, Brilliant Minds: The Power of Diversity to be held on October 27-29, 2022 in Atlanta, GA… read more about 10th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference »

The University of Warwick will be hosting WorldCUR 2023. Following on from the successful events at Oldenburgh 2019 & Qatar 2016, this will be the 3rd iteration of the World Congress on Undergraduate Research (WorldCUR) cementing its presence as a regular, prominent showcasing platform for undergraduate research. Moreover, we will be jointly hosting both the British Conference of Undergraduate Research with the World Congress on Undergraduate Research in April 2023. We are excited to host this opportunity to bring… read more about World Congress on Undergraduate Research - Call for Abstracts »

Duke University Graduate Fellowship and Application Boot Camp Each fall, the Graduate Fellowship and Application Boot Camp brings to Duke undergraduates from underrepresented backgrounds in STEM. The Boot Camp will encourage participants to think critically about their research interests and skills, provide practical strategies for the graduate admissions process, and introduce participants to Duke’s STEM graduate programs.    Format This year the boot camp will have opportunities for… read more about Sloan-Duke Bootcamp for Graduate Fellowships and Applications »

Are you a Duke undergrad interested in the sustainability/environmental field and are seeking mentorship or professional development guidance within this field? Join the CAIRNS Program! The CAIRNS Program is focused on providing mentorship and professional development opportunities for undergrad students from underrepresented backgrounds that are interested in the sustainability and environmental field. During the program, we pair each student with a current Nicholas School graduate student mentor.… read more about Join the CAIRNS 2022-2023 Mentee Cohort »

The 2022 Undergraduate Research Symposium hosted by the Asian American & Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) will recognize research done by Duke undergraduate students during the academic year 2021-22 in the areas of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies. Students are invited to submit an application to be selected for inclusion in the symposium by completing this form. The Symposium will take place in-person at 5pm on Monday, April 18th. Location: CMA Resource Room, 0010 Bryan Center. Snacks will be… read more about Duke AADS 2022 Undergraduate Research Symposium: Abstract Submissions Open »

Interested in doing research at Duke? Dr. Francois Lutzoni will be hosting undergraduate research workshops for students interested in joining research labs at Duke. This workshop will cover: finding a lab, what to look for in a lab, how to approach a principal investigator, and navigating through interviews.  They will take place March 19, 2022 from 12-1:30pm and March 20, 2022 from 11am-12:30pm.  Use the QR codes on the flyer to sign up! read more about Landing a Lab Workshops - Spring 2022 »

The Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium provides hundreds of students across all fields of the humanities the opportunity to share their work in the professional presentation style most common to their fields. 2022 will be our third year hosting the symposium, and we have had over 1,000 student presenters. The 2022 Macksey Symposium will be hosted virtually and live on April 8-10 for registered presenters and guests. Links will be sent out 48 hours before the conference to… read more about Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium 2022 »