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Undergraduate Research

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"The university's mission is to provide quality education in order to prepare competitive employees for the increasingly demanding job market. ECSU understands that undergraduate research enhances students' oral, technical, analytical and writing skills."

Undergraduate research is defined as: "An inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline". (www.cur.org)

Council on Undergraduate Research

ECSU is a member of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). CUR share a focus on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at all institutions serving undergraduate students. CUR believes that faculty members enhance their teaching and contribution to society by remaining active in research and by involving undergraduates in research. CUR's leadership works with agencies and foundations to enhance research opportunities for faculty and students. CUR provides support for faculty development.

For more information contact: Dr. Margaret Young
mmyoung2@ecsu.edu
http://www.cur.org

School of Arts And Humanities, School of Business And Economics, School of Education And Psychology

Conferences and Symposia:

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS)
www.sncurcs.org

National Council on Undergraduate Research
www.ncur.org

School of Mathematics, Science, And Technology

ECSU MST Research Week
nia.ecsu.edu

Conferences and Symposia:

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS)
www.sncurcs.org

National Council on Undergraduate Research
www.cur.org

Journals Specific to North Carolina
Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences
www.ncacadsci.org/NCAS/journal.html

Explorations
www.explorationsjournal.com/

Office of Graduate Education

www.ecsu.edu/academics/graduate