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Long-Term Benefits of Undergraduate Research in Economics: A Dialogue, PURM 5.1

Oscar Flores, Ph.D., Minnesota State University Moorhead, US J. Hansen, Ph.D., Minnesota State University Moorhead, US Derek Hagen, CFA, CFP, CIPM, Marquette Asset Management, US Rachel Hettich, M.S. Chicago Mercantile Exchange, US While undergraduate research has been embraced in the … Continue reading

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Research Done Right: A Reflection of the Impact of Mentorship and Experiential Learning via the Public Relations Research Course, PURM 5.1

Shana Meganck, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, US Rowena Briones, Ph.D.,Virginia Commonwealth University, US Katharine Pyle, Virginia Commonwealth University, US In public relations, practitioners and clients alike always think that strategy is the most important part of the campaign planning process, … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research as a Pedagogical Tool in Business Education: The Lesson of “Doing Well and Doing Good,” PURM 5.1

Vicki L. Baker, Ph.D., Albion College, US “What should undergraduate business education provide for students?” This was a simple, yet important question posed by Anne Colby and Thomas Ehrlich (2011) in their book, Rethinking Undergraduate Business Education. The authors talked about … Continue reading

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Research, Parallel Process, and Hip-Hop: A Case of Mentoring Across Differences, PURM 5.1

Judy Esposito, Ph.D., Elon University, US Miles Williams, A.B., University of Chicago, US The research mentor-mentee relationship is often one of complication and struggle along with celebration and invigoration. Working together on a common project with mutually beneficial goals can … Continue reading

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Finding Patterns and Making Predictions: A Dialogue on Mentored Student Research and Engaged Learning Abroad, PURM 5.1

Anthony Hatcher, Ph.D., Elon University, US Mia Watkins, A.B., Elon University, US During the week of April 7-11, 2014, a team of five undergraduate researchers and two mentors from Elon University in Elon, N.C., traveled to Hong Kong to conduct … Continue reading

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Letter from the Guest Editor, PURM 5.1

The importance of undergraduate research has been embraced by virtually every disciplinary corner of the academy. While undergraduate research in professional schools represents one of the fastest growing areas (Shanahan, Liu, Manak, Miller, Tan, & Yu, 2015), numerous misconceptions still … Continue reading

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