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Welcome to the Center for Undergraduate Research & Creativity!

For my students to succeed at the next level, whether it's in graduate school or in a career, I have structured my courses so that my students think scientifically while taking the time to observe and be curious about what is going on in and around them. I have fostered this training by providing students with the opportunity to collaborate outside of the classroom on a forensic biology project that examines the use of plant pollen as an investigative tool.

Increasing the number of student-faculty collaborative research and creative projects like mine is something Methodist is striving to do. Engaging students in their course work through these projects creates an environment in which students are empowered by the curriculum. Other projects include work in the sciences and social sciences, as well as the fine arts and humanities. Before graduating, every student should have the opportunity to take part in undergraduate research or a creative project with a member of the faculty.

In order to keep developing, the University needs to stay ahead of growth and create
programs that will continue to bring motivated students to campus. I am honored to
assist with this effort by providing opportunities for participation in undergraduate research and creativity projects. These collaborative experiences are vital in our students'
educations, as they provide an arena for them to synthesize their learning by applying their class work to real-life situations.

Dr. Clay H. Britton
Assistant Professor of Biology
Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research & Creativity


Third Annual CURC Research Symposium Week

April 14, 2014
Faculty Presentations
11:00 a.m. - Noon
Speakers, Topics & Locations

Graduate Research Symposium
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Medical Lecture Hall
Symposium Flyer
Symposium Brochure with Abstracts

April 15, 2014
Creative Writing Student Presentations
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Medical Lecture Hall
Program

April 16, 2014
The CURC Research Symposium
Symposium Schedule
Morning Sessions
Afternoon Sessions
Poster Session
Session Abstracts


 

 

 


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