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View our most recent newsletter, Undergraduate Research Update, Summer 2018 (pdf - 318 KB)


  • Congratulations to our Winthrop University McNair Scholars! Eighteen Summer Scholars presented their research at the annual SAEOPP National McNair Research Symposium in June, with three Scholars receiving awards, including two $500 first-place awards in their categories. Way to go!
  • Fifty-four Winthrop students pursued research in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, mathematics, geology, and physics during the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).
  • Ten students from Winthrop and York Tech were interns in the 2018 WISE (Winthrop Initiative for STEM Educators) Program.
  • Over 155 Winthrop undergraduates presented research or creative work at conferences during 2017-2018; at least 59 students won awards for their work. Great job!
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Events and Deadlines

  • Monday, October 1, 2018, is the deadline to apply for undergraduate research travel funds for travel during the Fall 2018 semester. Please visit the Student Travel Funding page for more information.
  • The annual poster session for the students who participated in the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018, in Richardson Ballroom (DIGS). Please come!
  • Interested in applying to become a McNair Scholar? Applications for the 2017-2018 cohort of new Scholars will be due by Friday, October 12, 2018. Visit the McNair page to learn more.
  • On Thursday, November 1, 2018, we will begin accepting abstracts for our printed compilation of student work, Undergraduate Scholarship and Creative Activity 2019. If you (or your students) will have engaged in or presented/performed a scholarly or creative project between Summer 2018 and Spring 2019, please make sure that it is represented!
  • Friday, November 2, 2018, is the deadline to submit your abstract for Winthrop's interdisciplinary Food Conference, to be held on February 21-23, 2019.


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