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View our most recent newsletter, Undergraduate Research Update, Summer 2017 (pdf - 379 KB)


  • Congratulations to Winthrop University McNair Scholars! Five of 13 2017 Summer Scholars captured awards at the annual SAEOPP National McNair Research Symposium in June, including two who won $500 first-place awards in their categories. Way to go!
  • Forty-seven Winthrop students pursued research in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, mathematics, geology, and physics during the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).
  • Fourteen students were interns in the 2017 WISE (Winthrop Initiative for STEM Educators) Program.
  • Over 175 Winthrop undergraduates presented research or creative work at conferences during 2016-2017; at least 38 students won awards for their work. Great job!
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Events and Deadlines

  • The annual poster session for the students who participated in the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017, in Richardson Ballroom (DIGS). Please come!
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017, is the deadline to apply for undergraduate research travel funds for travel during thesemester. Please visit the Student Travel Funding page for more information.
  • Interested in applying to become a McNair Scholar? Applications for the 2017-2018 cohort of new Scholars will be due by October 13, 2017. Visit the McNair page to learn more.
  • On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, we will begin accepting abstracts for our printed compilation of student work, Undergraduate Scholarship and Creative Activity 2018. If you (or your students) will have engaged in or presented/performed a scholarly or creative project between Summer 2017 and Spring 2018, please make sure that it is represented!


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