Chemistry Undergraduate Research Board
The Chemistry Undergraduate Research Board, CURB, is a student board dedicated to improving, cultivating and expanding research opportunities for Undergraduates in the Department of Chemistry. The board works closely with the Undergraduate Research Director to identify areas of improvement and to generate solutions towards increasing student involvement in research, fostering a strong community of student researchers in our department, and promoting the achievements of undergraduate researchers.
During the 2017-18 academic year, CURB:
held several workshops and social events including the Mentor Thank-You Cookies and Hot Chocolate Event, Intro to Research Workshops, and How to Generate an Effective Application for Graduate School.
held several office hours available to any student interested in discussing research
helped promote changes in the department such as a advocating for the new credit hour policy ( 1 credit hour = 3-4 hours of research/week/semester) and designing the new undergraduate research website
If interested in becoming involved, please consider applying to CURB. Applications will be available at the end of March.