2021 Undergraduate Research Week

You are invited to attend Cal Poly Undergraduate Research Week (taking place virtually) – starting on April 19th. This is part of a national celebration of undergraduate research organized each year by the Council on Undergraduate Research.

Cal Poly Undergraduate Research Week events are open to all members of the Cal Poly community and all disciplines. They are sponsored by the Office of Student Research in coordination with the BEACoN Mentors Program, the College of Engineering, the College of Liberal Arts, the Dream Center, the CSU-LSAMP Program, and the Multicultural Engineering Program.

Questions may be directed to lsamp@calpoly.edu.

·         Info Session: CENG Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
Details: M 4/19, 5pm
Zoom link: https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/88436550035 
Short description: Overview of the 2021 program and application process, followed by a student and faculty panel. Sponsored by the College of Engineering and the Multicultural Engineering Program. 
 

·         Panel: Attending and Presenting at Conferences as an Undergraduate
Details: T 4/20, 12:10-1pm
Zoom link: https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/86428484705
Short description: Join students across colleges who will share their experiences attending, presenting, and in many cases, receiving funding to go to conferences! Sponsored by the BEACoN Mentors program.
 

·         For Faculty & Staff: Creating Inclusive Research Fellowships for Undocumented Students 
Details: T 4/20, 4:10-5pm
Zoom link: https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/84089910884
Short description: For faculty and staff seeking to support undocumented students by creating inclusive, undocufriendly research fellowships. Learn about when stipends can be utilized and how to create stipend-based fellowship programs. Sponsored by the Dream Center and the Office of Student Research.
 

·         Info Session: Learn by Doing Research – How to Find & Apply for Student Research Opportunities On- and Off-Campus 
Details: W 4/21, 12:10-1pm
Zoom link: https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/81412144284 
Short description: Learn more about how to get involved in student research. As a student researcher, you will work side-by-side with Cal Poly faculty, get hands-on experience, create new knowledge, and answer real-world questions. Sponsored by the Office of Student Research and CSU-LSAMP at Cal Poly.
 

·         Info Session: Funding High Impact Practices in the College of Liberal Arts — Introduction to the CLA Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research (SURP) & the Access, Community and Equity (ACE) Programs 
Details: F 4/23, 1:10-2pm
Zoon link: https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/83572658269 
Short description: Join for a brief presentation on current funding opportunities in the CLA for student research and other high impact practices.  The presentation will be followed by a Q&A. Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts.
 

·         Panel: BEACoN Research Mentor & Mentee 
Details: T 4/27, 4:10-5pm
Zoom link: https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/81772860575
Short description: Join past and present BEACoN Research Scholars and Mentors to learn more about the annual (and funded!) BEACoN Research Mentoring Program for underrepresented students! Sponsored by the BEACoN Mentors program.

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