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The Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP) offers fellowships for mentored research, guides to external research opportunities, travel grants for conference presentations, workshops on research and presentation skills, a spring symposium and more. Important Dates! The 2015 Weekend of Excellence will be held April 18-April 20, 2015.


Loyola Undergrad Wins Prestigious Summer Research Grant

The Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) and the international psychology honor society, Psi Chi, offer just two CUR Summer Research Grants each year. Robert Palumbo recently won one of them to support his research with mentor Dr. Robert Morrison.

LUROP Announces New Social Justice Research Fellowship

As part of the Center for Experiential Learning, LUROP is pleased to announce the creation of the Social Justice Research Fellowship, which aims to support undergraduate Loyola students in conducting focused, faculty-mentored research connected to social justice. Check out the Social Justice Research Fellowship Page for more info!  

Loyola Junior Aaron Earley Reflects on Summer Research Program at Stritch

Aaron Earley took the time to share his experiences through Stritch School of Medicine's summer research program in Microbiology and Immunology, and how it has influenced his education and research career. Here's what he had to say.

Mulcahy Scholars Co-author Publication with Mentors

Two Loyola students Benjamin Irvine and Matthew Kemnetz, along with two Loyola Professors Dr. Asim Gangopadhyaya and Dr. Thomas Ruubel were recently published in the American Journal of Physics for their article Magnet traveling through a conducting pipe: A variation on the analytical approach.

LUROP Scholar Taha Zaffar Awarded President's Medallion

In addition to winning the President’s Medallion, Taha Zaffar was also awarded a Ricci Scholarship, a year-long study abroad scholarship for highly motivated students. While overseas, he’s researched college seniors’ outlooks on employment and is conducting a study comparing students in Rome with students in Beijing.  

Sana Hira Wins Poster Presentation

On October 30, 2014, a group of students from Loyola's Lakeshore Campus participated in a poster competition during the Stritch School of Medicine's 35th Annual St. Albert's Day Research Symposium. LUROP is very happy to announce that LUROP Fellow Sana Hira won best poster from the Lakeshore Campus for her presentation on "The catalytic mechanism of a novel redox active thioredoxin-like protein (PbTrxL-1) of the malaria parasite Plasmodium." Congratulations Sana!


Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Center for Experiential Learning
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