Not so long ago, only graduate students got the chance to do real research in their field. But all that has changed. Valparaiso University now provides undergraduates with the opportunity to explore questions that excite them, whether that means delving into the thought of Walt Whitman, observing a star in a distant galaxy, or putting on waders to explore plant-life in the streams of the nearby Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Valpo also provides opportunities for students to share their excitement about their research with others through colloquia, through the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship, and through travel to student conferences all over the country.
So why should YOU get involved with research? It will give you the opportunity to:
This website is designed to help you learn about all the exciting ways you can get started on doing research at Valpo.
|Sept. 2, 2013||Submissions Open, 2014 Posters on the Hill|
|Sept. 30, 2013||Submissions Open, 28th National Conference on Undergraduate Research|
|Nov. 1, 2013||Deadline for Applications to Posters on the Hill|
|Dec. 6, 2013||Application and abstract deadline, National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)|
|Date TBD||Abstract submission system opens, Butler Undergraduate Research Conference|
|Jan. 15, 2014||Online registration opens, National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)|
|Date TBD||Deadline to submit abstract for Butler Undergraduate Research Conference|
|Feb. 14, 2014||Deadline for Early Conference Registration, National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)|
|March 14, 2014||Deadline for Conference Registration, National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)|
|March 19, 2014||Deadline to submit abstract for VU Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship (CUS)|
|April 3-5, 2014||28th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY|
|April 11, 2014||26th Annual Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference (Indianapolis, IN)|
|April 14-18, 2014||National Undergraduate Research Week|
|April Date TBD||18th Annual CUR Posters on the Hill (POH) Event|
|May 3, 2014||Valpo Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship (Harre Union Ballrooms)|
|Valpo Summer Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship