National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The 29th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) will be held April 16-18, 2015, at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash.  Students in all fields of study can give oral presentations, participate in poster sessions, present original artwork, or give a performance in dance, music or theater. More than 2,800 faculty and students from over 300 institutions attend.

Learn more about the 2015 National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Twenty-one Lafayette students presented their findings at the 28th National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Over Lafayette’s 27 years of participation, more than 700 students have been accepted to present their research.

For a select number of students, Lafayette will support and arrange for participation at NCUR 2015. An information session will be held 12:15–1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in Hugel 103. Students can register to attend through Friday, Sept. 5.

Register for the information session

Applications for Lafayette support, which include an abstract, essay, and information, must be submitted by Friday, Oct. 31.

Submit an application for NCUR 2015 support

In addition, students must have a faculty adviser submit a letter of support on their behalf by Oct. 31.

Submit a letter of support for a student seeking to attend NCUR 2015

The Academic Research Committee will review applications to determine which students the College will support by Monday, Nov. 17.

Important dates:
Sept. 11—Information session, 12:15-1 p.m., 103 Hugel
Oct. 31—Deadline for submission of application and letter of support
Nov. 17—Notification of Academic Research Committee’s decision
Dec. 2—Deadline for applications and abstracts submissions to NCUR
Jan. 5-19, 2015—Notification of NCUR’s decision on abstracts
Jan. 20—Online conference registration opens
Feb. 19—Online conference registration closes
April 15—Leave for Cheney, Wash.
April 16-18—NCUR 2015 conference
April 18—Return to Easton

For more information, contact Simona Glaus, coordinator of Lafayette’s participation in NCUR 2015, or John Meier, associate provost for faculty development and research services.