Colleen Norden

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Seniors! We Have Funding Available for Your Senior Research Projects

Categories: Academic, Deadlines, For Students

Undergraduate Research has funding available to seniors to help fund academic senior research projects. If you should need funds beyond what your department can provide, consider applying for a Senior Research Project Supplement award.

Senior Research Project Supplement (SRPS)
Deadline: October 2, 2013
Funding up to $1,500*

Research projects must be for an academic course, and may include theses or independent study. Applications must be submitted on the current SRPS form and the faculty member advising your project must endorse your application.

Visit the Undergraduate Research website go/srps for an application and more detailed 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? Contact uro@middlebury.edu or 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

Categories: Academic, For Students, Student Activities

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 19th, 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 have done research in a class, independently, or at an internship; or would like to read, screen, or perform a creative work; if you have a project to present in a poster or oral format, please apply to present your 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

Seniors: Apply for Senior Work Funding (SPRS)

Categories: Academic, Deadlines, Student Activities

Welcome back Class of 2013! Many of you have already identified your academic senior work projects and the potential expenses involved. If you should need funding beyond what your department can provide, 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.

Plan to Attend the 2012 Spring Student Symposium

Categories: Academic, Post for MiddPoints, Student Activities

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. Deese worked on the restructuring of the US automotive industry and advises on the economics of topics from tax policy to clean energy. Join us for a celebratory night of presentations, performances, and good food. Come early- the D8 will be performing in the concert hall as you arrive.

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. Presenters will have a special lunch with their sponsors in Atwater but Dining also has a cook out (weather permitting) planned for everyone else. The entire 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 the Mahaney Center.

This year’s symposium features the academic work of over 300 students from 27 disciplines. Come see what what everyone has been up to this year and have some fun in the process! A schedule can be found online at go/sym

Spring Student Syposium- Apply by March 6

Categories: Student Activities

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, 2012 with activities in McCardell Bicentennial Hall, Johnson and MCFA.

We invite students from all four years and in all departments and programs to participate. If you have done research in a class, independently, or on an internship; if you would like to read, screen, or perform a creative work; if you have a project to present in a poster or oral format, please apply to present your academic work. The deadline is March 6, 2012.

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

Your application must include a 150-word project description which has been approved by your faculty or staff sponsor.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Pat Manley, Professor of Geology
Kathy Skubikowski, Associate Professor of English and American Literatures
for the Symposium Planning Committee

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

Share Your J-term Brilliance at the Spring Student Symposium

Categories: For Students, Post for MiddNotes

Don’t let your brilliant winter term work end up in a heap in the corner of your room. Log on at go/sym and submit a proposal to present it at the Spring Student Symposium on April 19-20th.

Deadline is March 6th.