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Simplify-Guide-Progress-Collaborate: A Model for Class-Based Undergraduate Research, PURM 4.1

Donald A. Saucier Ph.D., Kansas State University, US, Amanda L. Martens M.S., Kansas State University, US The first purpose of this article is to show how undergraduate research, independently designed and conducted by students, may be embedded in courses, even … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research: An Essential Piece for Underrepresented Students’ College Success, PURM 4.1

Yuleinys A. Castillo, Ph.D., Stephen F. Austin State University, US Antonio G. Estudillo, Ph.D., Monmouth University, US Undergraduate research continues to gain popularity and receive support from universities across the United States (Webber, Laird & BrckaLorenz, 2012). Its significance and … Continue reading

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Increasing the Participation of Historically Underrepresented Groups in Undergraduate Research using Federal Work-Study, PURM 4.1

Denise Wanda Nazaire, MS, George Mason University, US Dr. Bethany McKay Usher, Ph.D, George Mason University, US Undergraduate research is a high-impact practice (Kuh, 2008) defined by the Council on Undergraduate Research as “an inquiry or investigation conducted by an … Continue reading

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Seeing the Unseen: Lessons from a Case Study on Mentoring Underrepresented Students in Research, PURM 4.1

Estrella Ochoa, University of Arizona, US Laura Gail Lunsford, University of Arizona, US Cindy Elizabeth Chavarria Minera, University of Arizona, US Amanda Fosmire, University of Arizona, US Two demographic trends suggest changes may be needed in institutional procedures and faculty … Continue reading

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Participation in Undergraduate Research at Minority-Serving Institutions, PURM 4.1

Heather Haeger, Ph.D., California State University, Monterey Bay, US Allison BrckaLorenz, Ph.D., Indiana University, US Karen Webber, Ph.D., University of Georgia, US Student participation in undergraduate research activities is one important way to help achieve individual and institutional goals for … Continue reading

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Historically Black Colleges And Universities: Undergraduate Research, Mentoring And The Graduate Pipeline, PURM 4.1

Dave A. Louis, Ph.D., Texas Tech University, US LaTricia L. Phillips, Texas Tech University, US Sarah L. Louis, Michigan State University, US Andre R. Smith, University of Notre Dame, US The role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in … Continue reading

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Near-peer STEM Mentoring Offers Unexpected Benefits for Mentors from Traditionally Underrepresented Backgrounds, PURM 4.1

Gloriana Trujillo, San Francisco State University, US Pauline G. Aguinaldo, San Francisco State University, US Chelsie Anderson, San Francisco State University, US Julian Bustamante, San Francisco State University, US Diego R. Gelsinger, San Francisco State University, US Maria J. Pastor, … Continue reading

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