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Welcome to the Center for Undergraduate Research

Welcome to the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) at the University of Maine. CUGR’s primary mission is to facilitate and enhance research and creative activities for undergraduate students. The center, led by Dr. Ali Abedi, Director, Alexandria Jesiolowski, Administrative Specialist, & the CUGR Adivosry Committee, was launched in 2008 and is currently located at 207 Crossland Hall. On this web site, you will find announcements and upcoming events, links to resources for both students and faculty, as well as upcoming opportunities for undergraduate student research. You can also find us on Facebook by clicking the icon on the top right quadrant of the page!

**Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) is seeking student applications for the 2016 summer term! Application window closes March 1, 2016. More information can be found on our Student Resource Opportunities page > Click Here 

**To  view the Student Research Symposium Event Program and Abstract Booklet click here: 2016 Student Research Symposium Program

Important Program Deadlines & Event Dates



2015-16 Academic Fellowship CFP Submissions Oct. 16, 2015, 4PM (EDT) (Firm Deadline)
2015-16 Academic Fellowship Recipient Announcements Oct. 30, 2015
2015-16 Academic Fellowship Performance Period Nov. 1, 2015- May 1, 2016
2016 Student Research Symposium Abstract Submissions, Deadline March 4, 2016, 4PM (EST) (Firm Deadline)
2016 Student Research Symposium Acceptance Notifications March 21, 2016
2016 Summer Fellowship CFP Submissions, Deadline March 25, 2016, 4PM (EDT) (Firm Deadline)
2016 Student Research Symposium(previously known as the CUGR Showcase)  April 27th, 2016 
UG Student Travel Application Accepted on a rolling basis

*Click on the Program Title (in above chart) to Apply. You must sign-in with your to successfully submit the form.

All Proposal Details and Applications can also be found on the right side tool bar 

All Proposals and Applications are to be completed and submitted ELECTRONICALLY 

Contact Info:

2016 Spring Newsletter

The Center for Undergraduate Research is a member of the national Council on Undergraduate Research.