Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2017
The Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium offers an opportunity for undergraduate researchers from all disciplinary backgrounds and any level of experience to present their research in an open and friendly environment. Visit the Research and Graduate Studies website for more information and to apply.
Early STEM Teacher Training: Summer Science Camp
Enroll in Courses (below) for Spring and Summer 2018
Take part in a 2-semester teaching experience for USU students wishing to pursue a career that involves teaching in STEM. In Spring 2018, students enroll in a 7-week special topics course (March 12-May 4; TEAL 5560/BIOL4750 "Teaching Elementary Science I"), in which they receive pedagogical training and engage with USU STEM faculty to develop lessons for a summer science camp.
In Summer 2018, students enroll in another 7-week special topcs course (May 7-June 22; TEAL5560/BIOL4750 "Teaching Elementary Science II"), in which they finalize and deliver their lessons as part of a summer science camp for 4th-6th graders. The USU students will be observed by master teachers and will receive feedback on their teaching and lesson plans.
Humanity in Action Fellowships
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 8, 2018
These fellowships are intensive, immersive academic programs that bring together international groups of university students and young professionals to explore national historical and contemporary challenges of diversity and pluralism, with an emphasis on social impact and active citizenship. Learn more about specific programs and how to apply.
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Physics and Astronomy Division
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 16, 2018
Funding is available for travel awards of up to $500 to help support students who will present at CUR events or other professional meetings relevant to the division. Applications for travel awards must include a one-page letter outlining the nature of the meeting, a brief budget, and an abstract of the paper(s) or poster(s) to be presented. Applicants’ mentors must be CUR members. Submit all materials to division chair Terry Oswalt.