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Stretching Beyond the Semester: Undergraduate Research, Ethnography of the University, and Proposals for Local Change, PURM 3.2

Beth Godbee, Marquette University, US Jessica Bazan, St. John’s University, US, Marquette ‘14 Megan Glise, Marquette University Law School, US, Marquette ’14 Ariel Gonzalez, Simmons College, US, Marquette ‘15 Katelyn Quigley, University of Wisconsin Law School, US, Marquette ‘15 Brittany … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Special Issue: Inclusion of Students from Historically Underrepresented Groups in Undergraduate Research

Forthcoming, Special Issue on the Inclusion of Students from Historically Underrepresented Groups in Undergraduate Research, Fall 2015 Undergraduate research serves as a pivotal experience for both students and faculty mentors. The benefits of undergraduate research participation have been widely studied. … Continue reading

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Summer Research Program on a Shoestring Budget: Increasing Participation in Undergraduate Research, PURM 3.2

Janice L. Krumm, Widener University, U.S. Alexis A. Nagengast, Widener University, U.S. Alysha Moretti, Widener University, U.S. Michael Colgan, Widener University, U.S. Kelsey E. Fisher, Widener University, U.S. Kelly L. Hy, Widener University, U.S. Ryan M. Castellente, Widener University, U.S. … Continue reading

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Letter from the Editors, PURM 3.2

This has been an interesting and strange academic year, hasn’t it? From the government sequestration to the seemingly never-ending winter weather (including an ice storm that crippled us here at Elon), we’ve seen the impacts on our classes, out research, … Continue reading

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New Opportunity – Multimedia Submissions

In our three short years, PURM has published research articles, dialogues, and essays that get to the heart of undergraduate research and mentoring. As we continue to grow the journal, we realize that our online platform allows us to explore … Continue reading

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Negotiating the Sponsorship Continuum: Preparing Humanities Undergraduates to Conduct RAD Research, PURM 3.2

Sherry Wynn Perdue, Oakland University, U.S. Dana Lynn Driscoll, Oakland University, U.S. Jacob Matthews, Oakland University, U.S. Enrique Paz, Miami University of Ohio, U.S. Jessica Tess, Michigan State University, U.S. Five years ago, the faculty coauthors of this paper sat … Continue reading

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An Undergraduate Research Experience: From Research Methods to the Institutional Repository, PURM 3.2

Anna Ingebretson, Concordia College, U.S. Lisa Sjoberg, Concordia College, U.S. Susan Larson, Concordia College, U.S. Concordia College defines undergraduate research as an investigation or inquiry conducted by a student under the mentorship of a faculty member, which contributes to a … Continue reading

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Previous Issue P U R M 3.1

Letter from the Editors HTML Mathew Gendle, Elon University, U.S. Rebecca Pope-Ruark, Elon University, U.S. Research Article Graduate Students as Mentors to Undergraduates in Research: A Discussion of Benefits and Limitations PDF HTML Abstract: In this essay, we use preliminary … Continue reading

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Research Experiences in Geospatial Science and Technology Project at the Bronx Community College, PURM 3.1

Karolyn Jimenez, Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, U.S. Kaba Aboubakar, Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, U.S. Eric Nez, Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, U.S. Leroy … Continue reading

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Student, Staff, and Faculty Reflections on Undergraduate Research Experiences during the First Six Years of an Undergraduate Exercise Science Laboratory Involving Human Subjects, PURM 3.1

Evan A. Enquist, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, U.S. Mike R. Bumgarner, University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S. Rachel M. Barkley, Drake University, U.S. Heath J. Weeks, Drake University, U.S. Eric V. Swafford, Drake University, U.S. Angela R. Dahl Miller, Drake University, U.S. Christopher … Continue reading

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