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Undergraduate Research at Scale: What if the treatment is a CURE?

Erin Dolan
University of Georgia | Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Seminar date:
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 12:00 to 13:00

National calls to improve undergraduate STEM education have emphasized the importance of undergraduate research experiences. Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences, or CUREs, involve groups of students in addressing research problems or questions in the context of a class, and have been proposed as scalable ways of involving undergraduates in research. This seminar will offer a definition of CUREs, describe what makes them distinctive from other learning experiences, and highlight results from the Freshman Research Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin as a unique and highly impactful CURE model.

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