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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 achievement for undergraduate students. The center, staffed by Dr. Ali Abedi, Director, and Alexandria Jesiolowski, Administrative Assistant, was launched in 2008 and is currently located at 220  C. Stevens 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!

***Please note our new office location. CUGR has moved to 207 Crossland Hall!

A Special Thank You to the 2015 CUGR Showcase Sponsors!

Office of the Vice President for Research

UMaine Printing Services

Department of Sociology

Orono Pharmacy home of the recently opened Layla’s Bazaar

Important Program Deadline & Event Dates


CUGR Event/Program DATE
2014-15 Fall Fellowship Performance Period 11/1/14 – 5/1/15
2015 Annual Showcase Abstracts Submission (FIRM Deadline) 2/27/15 at 4:00 PM (EST)
2015 Showcase Acceptance Notifications 3/16/15
2015 Summer Fellowship Proposals Submission (Firm Deadline) 3/20/2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
2015 Annual Showcase Event DateSummer Fellowship Acceptance Notifications announced at event April 14, 2015Located at Wells Conference Center
2015 Summer Fellowship Performance Period 5/1/2015 – 9/1/2015


2015 January Newsletter

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

All Proposals and Applications are to be completed and submitted ELECTRONICALLY 


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

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