UNC Asheville’s Undergraduate Research Program>2012-2013 Summary Report

35 student research grants funded in 2012-13

Computer Science 4   Biology 7
Literature 1   Environmental Studies 2
Art 5   Chemistry 1
Religious Studies 1   History 1
Physics 2   Anthropology/Sociology 2

28 student research presentations were accepted for presentation at professional conferences

American Public Health Association Annual meeting
Industrial and Systems Engineering World Conference
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Association of Southeastern Biologists
American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
The 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition
We are all Ethnic Studies: Building Communities, Challenging Racism, Sexism and Heteronormativities in the 21st Century
Southern Regional Honors Conference
25th Association for Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention
Southern Anthropologist Society Meeting
American Sociology Associations Annual Meeting
State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research Symposium (SNCURS)
1 Interdisciplinary/Classics
1 Mass Communication
27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research [NCUR]
2 Art
1 Religious Studies
2 Classics
3 Management
1 Environmental Studies
Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium (BigSURS)
2 History
1 Mathematics
1 Economics
1 Sociology
2 Psychology
1 Physics
Council on Public Liberal Arts Colleges [COPLAC] Regional UR Conference
1 Art
1 Psychology
1 History
1 Economics
1 Sociology
1 Health and Wellness Promotion

Campus undergraduate research symposia

Fall Symposium: Undergraduate Research and Creativity 153 student presenters
Spring Symposium: Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement 242 student presenters

University research scholars

December 2012 graduates earned University Research Scholar distinction 23
May 2013 graduates earned University Research Scholar distinction 63