Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center

UROC talks research in Flordia

CUR program

We all know that UROC promotes research for undergraduates, but did you know that the staff are also on the forefront of research in their respective fields? This week, several of UROC's staff, along with faculty from the College of Natural Science, are presenting at the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Biennial Conference in Tampa, Florida. Presentation styles span from 20 minute informational presentations to 2 hour workshops. UROC presentations include:

- Writing and mentoring together: supporting professional writing practices through modeling with undergraduate researchers

Dr. Aparna Sreenivasan & Natasha Oehlman

- Sticky situations: play and active learning strategies for engaging in ethical decision making

Dr. Heather Haeger, Dr. Carla Fresquez, Dr. John Banks, Megan Bassett, & Dr. Bridgette Clarkston

- This is how it's done: using 'think alouds' to support writing across the science curriculum

Natasha Oehlman & Dr. Aparna Sreenivasan

- Collaborative mentoring: working across departments to enhance student success

Megan Bassett

- Entering the disciplinary discourse community: undergraduate researchers navigating disciplinary norms of written and spoken communication

Natasha Oehlman

- Where in the world is undergraduate research?! Developing international research experience

Dr. John Banks