In light of the value of undergraduate
research to colleges and universities, one would have expected to find studies that examined the relationship between the institutional review board and undergraduate
Addressing the current and ongoing shifts in undergraduate
student diversity and demographics, Faith Agostinone-Wilson and Jeffrey Thomas have edited the Handbook for Undergraduate
Research Advisors to serve as a resource for undergraduate
research faculty and advisors.
THE only comprehensive survey of undergraduate
and postgraduate tuition fees across the UK has revealed that almost all universities are planning to charge the maximum PS9,000 fee in the coming academic year.
Special Presentation: Mentoring Undergraduates
for Success in Research
Bucknell University is a small liberal arts school located in Central Pennsylvania, and has roughly 3,500 undergraduates
Many faculty also told him that undergraduates
"are unable to participate in research at a meaningful level and there is a lack of compensation and resources" (p.
Philadelphia-based Universum Communications said its 2010 Hottest Employer survey was based on the responses of 56,900 undergraduates
in the Class of 2010.
Targeting at-risk undergraduates
in retention-intervention programs provides a more financially efficient usage of expensive, labor-intensive, creative intervention programs.
Tennessee Tech University has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for establishing a Research Experience for Undergraduates
(REU) site focusing on the metalcasting industry.
6) Indeed, concern has been expressed that students taking advanced level courses prior to becoming undergraduates
are apt to be exposed to a diet of modern political history, with the regimes of Hitler and Stalin occupying pride of place.
About 40 percent of Yale undergraduates
receive financial aid.
Maine's Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL)--which houses the Center for Membrane Toxicity Studies, one of the NIEHS Marine and Freshwater Biomedical Sciences Centers--offers summer research fellowships to approximately 12 high school students and 25 undergraduates
But a discussion paper said the number of domestic undergraduates
should be cut by a percentage point a year until 2009, freeing places for non-EU students who pay annual fees of up to pounds 20,000.
This summer I participated in just such an opportunity: the Global Climate Change and Society Program, a Research Experience for Undergraduates
(REU) sponsored by the National Science Foundation and held in Boulder, Colorado.
Historically, research and education have been closely integrated for undergraduates
who collaborate with faculty to conduct research, and this practice underlies the "model" that the Boyer Commission proposes, with "scholar-teachers" who "would treat the sites of their research as seminar rooms in which not only graduate students but undergraduates
observe and participate in the process of both discovery and communication of knowledge" (Boyer Commission, 1998, p.