In March 2022, The University of Alabama senior Austin Smithson took a trip that would forever change the scope of his career and life. The political science major went to Washington, DC, with the Washington DC: Professional Development Program to explore the city and make connections, ultimately leading him to an internship in the White House. Smithson, a first-generation college student, pushed himself out of his comfort zone to find a place on campus after returning from the COVID pandemic. When coming […]
The Washington D.C. Professional Preparation Program provides students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the professional world of the nation’s capital. The program offers a chance for students to explore a wide range of career options, make connections and gain practical experience. This spring, a group of 25 students traveled to DC to attend meetings and events designed to showcase the many internship programs and career tracks available to them. Their experience was not just limited to learning about […]
Sophia Salome, a junior double majoring in criminal justice and political science with a minor in cyber criminology, is spending her summer in the Washington D.C. area as an intern at the Homeland Security’s Office of Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security (CISA). In this role, Salome is actively involved in CISA projects such as the School Safety Task Force’s National Summit and data and technical analysis with the Office of Bombing Prevention. In particular, the agency is developing social media […]
Fall 2021 Humanities and Fine Arts Dance Alabama Film Festival Student: Olivia Phillips Major: Dance Award Amount: $850.00 Mentor: Dr. Rebecca Salzer Department: Theatre & Dance Mathematics and Natural Sciences The effects of Parkinsonian symptoms expressed in genetically manipulated Drosophila melanogaster: a model to study human diseases Student: Cole Witte Major: Biology Award Amount: $1,000.00 Mentor: Dr. Anathbandhu Chaudhuri Department: Biological Sciences Spectroscopic analysis of highly valent Fe(IV) intermediate in 3-mercaptopropanoic acid through a structural and spectroscopic probe Student: Joshua R. […]
Last month, 26 University of Alabama students representing 15 different departments were honored through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. Congratulations to all honorees! Read the full story on UA News
Fall 2020 Mathematics and Natural Sciences Characterization and Assessment of Entry-Level Receiver and Amplifier Capabilities for UA Radio Astronomy Student: Dylan Meyer Major: Music Award Amount: $998.10 Mentor: Adam Hauser Department: Physics and Astronomy Regulation of endocytosis at the blood-brain barrier in function and dysfunction Student: Eric Espinal Major: Biological Sciences Award Amount: $1,000.00 Mentor: Brandon Kim Department: Biological Sciences MicroRNA regulation in the human blood-brain barrier during bacterial meningitis Student: Gabriel Humber Major: Chemistry Award Amount: $1,000.00 Mentor: Brandon […]
Webinars will be offered in Fall 2020 to help undergraduates plan and seek out undergraduate research opportunities. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. ASSURE Webinar 1: Nov. 11, 2020. 12-1 pm: Submitting a Competitive Undergraduate Research Proposal for ASSURE Funding Weblink: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://uasystem.zoom.us/j/98939941955 ASSURE Webinar 2: Dec. 02, 2020. 12-1 pm: Getting Started in Undergraduate Research, Including Ways to Engage in Research During the Pandemic Weblink: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or […]
Please visit https://assure.as.ua.edu/assure/call-for-proposals/ for information on how to apply for funding for this next cycle.
This is an announcement to help clear up some possible confusion down the line. The Undergraduate Creative and Research Academy (UCRA) has been renamed to Arts & Sciences Support for Undergraduate REsearch (ASSURE) to avoid confusion with the Office of Undergraduate Research’s annual undergraduate research conference, URCA.
Join us this semester for seminars designed to help you identify and succeed at experiential learning opportunities available during college and beyond. All majors are encouraged to participate. Opportunities Post College Learn about unique opportunities such as Peace Corps, Teach for America, and Graduate School to further your education and gain valuable experience. Monday, September 21- 3pm https://uasystem.zoom.us/j/93136749473 Wednesday, September 23- 5pm https://uasystem.zoom.us/j/95046684971 Landing Internships for A&S Majors Internships are available in-person and virtually. This session will focus on strategies […]