LUROP seeks to support students and faculty in many ways, including through workshops and discussions on research and mentoring. This page contains a list of LUROP-sponsored workshops for Fall, 2013. For the most up-to-date list of upcoming workshops, visit the LUROP events page. Workshops marked * are for student researchers, while those marked ** are for mentors. LUROP is also available to provide workshops by request. Contact Andrew Warne at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Other departments in addition to LUROP hold many workshops that would be helpful to students conducting research and mentors. Click here to see the list of library workshops for researchers this fall, a particularly helpful workshop series for those conducting research. Click here to see a list of workshops in the Academic Skills Workshop Series sponsored by the Center for Tutoring and Academic Excellence & First and Second Year Advising. Faculty may also want to visit the events calendar of the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy.
LUROP-Sponsored Workshops, Fall 2013
*Research Poster Presentations: A Practice Session, Friday, October 11, 2013, from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Sullivan 290, sign up here
This will be a session for any students with research poster presentations to practice their presentations and receive feedback. Students presenting at the Stritch St. Albert's Research Day are particularly encouraged to attend.
**Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers in the STEM/Psyc Disciplines, Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Piper 201, sign up here
The demand for, and attention to, mentored undergraduate research has grown in recent years, particularly in the STEM disciplines and Psychology. LUROP will host a faculty workshop to discuss the most effective strategies for mentoring undergraduate researchers in these departments.
**Conducting Research with Undergraduates with Asim Gangopadhyaya (Physics) and Alexandru Grigorescu (Political Science), Friday, November 1, 2013, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Piper 201, sign up here
Two faculty members experienced in conducting research with undergraduates will lead this discussion, which promises to bring together faculty from across CAS to discuss mentorship, research courses, and research-focused internship programs.
*National Institutes of Health Research Opportunities featuring Lisa Knepshield, Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 4th floor IC, sign up here
At this workshop, students will learn about the summer and postbac research opportunities at the National Institutes of Health.
*Summer Research Programs, Part 1: Finding Programs, Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 4th floor IC, sign up here
The first of a two-part workshop, this session will offer a basic introduction to summer research programs, and then focus on helping students find summer research programs that fit their interests.
**Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers in the Humanities/Social Sciences (non-Psych), Wednesday, November 20, 2013, from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, IC 315, sign up here
This lunch discussion is designed to bring together faculty from the humanities and social sciences to discuss mentoring undergraduate researchers in their disciplines. Mentored undergraduate research offers an excellent opportunity for teaching and learning, but can be a challenge in departments that do not rely on lab-based research.
*Summer Research Programs, Part 2: How to Apply, Friday, November 22, 2013, from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Cuneo 218, sign up here
A workshop to give undergraduate students strategies to gain acceptance in a summer undergraduate research program.