Colleen Norden

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Summer Research Symposium- Thursday, July 31, 2:00 pm

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Location: McCardell Bicentennial Hall, Great Hall

Student research assistants, engaged in collaborative research projects with faculty mentors from multiple disciplines, will present posters on their summer research from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, July 31 in McCardell Bicentennial Great Hall. The Middlebury community is invited to come hear about their projects and see the results.

Visit go/summer to learn more about Middlebury’s Summer Research Program or contact Undergraduate Research at uro@middlebury.edu.

2014 Spring Student Symposium- Application Deadline Feb 28

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web_graphicJoin us in celebrating the diversity of a Middlebury education! The Spring Student Symposium will begin in the Mahaney Center for the Arts on Thursday night, April 10 with a keynote talk by Vendela Vida ‘93 and student presentations. It will continue all day Friday, April 11, 2014 with activities in McCardell Bicentennial Hall and MCA.

Students from all four years and in all departments and programs can participate. If they have done research in a class, independently, or through an internship; or can read, show, or perform a creative work; or have a project to present in a poster or oral format, please encourage them to apply to present their academic work. The deadline is February 28, 2014.

More information and the application are available at the Undergraduate Research website at http://go.middlebury.edu/sym.

Please remember classes are not held on Friday, April 11th. Please refrain from scheduling any academic or co-curricular events on the evening of Thursday the 10th or during the day and evening of Friday the 11th. This time is reserved for the Spring Student Symposium.

Senior Research Project Supplement Funding Deadline October 2

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Dear Faculty,

Many seniors are now thinking about their senior projects. Many of them have worked with you to identify senior work projects and the potential expenses involved. If they should need funding beyond what your department can provide, encourage them to apply for a Senior Research Project Supplement (SRPS).

Deadline: October 2, 2013
Funding up to $1,500*

Visit the Undergraduate Research website go/srps for an application and information about eligible expenses.

In addition, students looking for support to attend or present at an academic conference, may apply for academic travel funding at go/atf.

Questions may be addressed to uro@middlebury.edu or contact Undergraduate Research in the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research (CTLR), Davis Family Library 225G or at 443-3026.

Lisa Gates, Associate Dean for Fellowships and Undergraduate Research
Colleen Norden, Administrative Coordinator

*Students with projects needing less than $350 may continue to apply throughout the academic year as funding permits. In 2012-13, ninety students were funded; average awards were $485.

2013 Spring Student Symposium- Application Open

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Join us in celebrating the diversity of a Middlebury education. The Spring Student Symposium will begin in the Mahaney Center for the Arts on Thursday night, April 18, with a keynote speech by Cassidy Freeman ’05 and student presentations. It will continue all day Friday, April 19, with activities in McCardell Bicentennial Hall, Johnson and MCA.

We invite students from all four years and in all departments and programs to participate in this event. If you know a student who has done research in a class, independently, or on an internship; if they would like to read, screen, or perform a creative work; if they have a project to present in a poster or oral format, please encourage them to apply to present their academic work. The deadline is March 5th.

More information and the application are available on the Undergraduate Research Office website at http://go.middlebury.edu/sym

Please remember classes are not held on Friday, April 19th. Please refrain from scheduling any academic or co-curricular events on the evening of Thursday the 18th or during the day and evening of Friday the 19th. This time is reserved for the Spring Student Symposium and Preview Days.

Senior Work Funds (SRPS) Deadline October 3

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The Class of 2013 is back. Many of them have worked with you to identify academic senior work projects and the potential expenses involved. If they should need funding beyond what your department can provide, encourage them to apply to the Undergraduate Research Office (URO) for the Senior Research Project Supplement (SRPS).

Senior Research Project Supplement (SRPS)
Deadline: October 3, 2012
Funding up to $1,500*

See the URO website for an application, more detailed information and what expenses are eligible. go/srps

*Students with projects needing less than $350 may continue to apply throughout the academic year until funds run out. In 2011-12, the average award was $450.

Spring Student Symposium Coming Up

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Spring SymposiumThe symposium opens on Thursday night, April 19, in the Mahaney Center with a welcome by Ron Liebowitz and keynote speech by Brian Deese ’00, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council. Join us for a celebratory night of presentations, performances, and good food.

Deese worked on restructuring the US automotive industry and advises on topics from tax policy to clean energy. His wife, Kara (Arsenault) Deese is also a Midd alum with the class of 2002.

The symposium will continue on Friday, April 20, all day in McCardell Bicentennial Hall and Johnson with 168 oral and 41 poster presentations ranging in topics from popular music to biochemistry. The campus community is invited to congratulate the presenters at a spirited reception at 5 pm in the Great Hall. The day concludes with several exciting student performances in MCA.

This year’s symposium features the academic work of over 300 students from 27 disciplines. Come support them and have some fun in the process! A schedule can be found online at go/sym

Spring Student Symposium Update: Brian Deese ’00 Keynote, Applications Due March 6

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Spring Student SymposiumJoin us in celebrating the diversity of a Middlebury education. The Spring Student Symposium will begin in the Mahaney Center for the Arts on Thursday night, April 19, with a keynote speech by Brian Deese ’00 and student presentations. It will continue all day Friday, April 20, with activities in McCardell Bicentennial Hall, Johnson and MCFA.

We invite students from all four years and in all departments and programs to participate in this event. If you know a student who has done research in a class, independently, or on an internship; if they would like to read, screen, or perform a creative work; if they have a project to present in a poster or oral format, please encourage them to apply to present their academic work. The deadline is March 6.

More information and the application are available on the Undergraduate Research Office website at http://go.middlebury.edu/sym

“The incredible breadth of presentations was dizzying – it was so exciting to see what my classmates have been up to!”
— 2011 Symposium Participant Evaluation