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CLAS REU’s

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that CLAS Undergraduate and Creative Activity Fellowships will be available again this year to qualified students. The application for both CUGR and CLAS Fellowships will again be on the same platform. The College does not have a separate application form for its undergraduate fellowships. To apply, […]

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CUGR Talk YouTube Update

The Center for Undergraduate Research hosts CUGR Talks to assist students participating in research and to aid in professional development. Check out our YouTube channel to view previous CUGR Talks and stay up-to-date on the latest CUGR information. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7zqST0bV_7Cbrh9u_oCmkw  

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September Events

The Center for Undergraduate Research hosts a variety of events for students throughout the academic year. Make sure to view our monthly flyer around campus and in the dorms. Feel free to follow CUGR on social media for rapid updates and reminders about important events. September – Flyer of the Month .docx

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Maine Science Festival

The Maine Science Festival offers six one-hour sessions via Zoom, one in January, one in February and one in March. Each session will include an overview from the speaker, followed by a Q&A period. Habib Dagher, founding director of the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, and Melissa Maginnis, an assistant professor of […]

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Welcome Dr. Melissa Maginnis to the CUGR Team

The Center for Undergraduate Research would like to welcome Dr. Melissa Maginnis as our Associate Director! As a team we look forward to working along side her to provide a wide variety of research opportunities for the UMaine student body.. We are more than happy to have her as an addition to our team! Dr. […]

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Student Spotlight – Jordan Miner

Major: Biomedical Engineering Faculty Mentor: Karissa Tilbury How did you get started/interested in undergraduate research? I have always been interested in pursuing a career in research. When I started my undergraduate years at UMaine I approached my advisor, Dr. Karissa Tilbury, about working in her lab and, to my delight, she agreed. My freshman year […]

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Student Spotlight – Kaj Overturf

Major: Biology & Wildlife Ecology, Honors Faculty Mentor: Erik Blomberg How did you get started/interested in undergraduate research? I really became interested in undergraduate research during my sophomore year, when I started volunteering for a grouse project run by my advisor. This started my interest in gamebirds, and led to my interest in working on […]

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Student Spotlight – Morganne Robinson

Major: Kinesiology with Pre-Medical minor Faculty Mentor: Kristy Townsend How did you get started/interested in undergraduate research? I initially wanted to become a part of undergraduate research on campus due to my interest in the medical field. I wanted to see what contributions to the research field I could make while obtaining my undergraduate degree. […]

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