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<b>Mattering: Making Science Significant for Underrepresented Students</b>   Mattering: Making Science Significant for Underrepresented Students
UCLA undergraduates part of our BISEP program are featured in the SACNAS website for their research efforts.
<b>Four UCLA Amgen Scholars Win Dean's Prize </b>   Four UCLA Amgen Scholars Win Dean's Prize
Four UCLA Amgen Scholars from the 2013 and 2014 cohort were awarded the Dean's Prize Medal of Excellence at the 2014 Science Poster Day. Their work exemplifies excellence in undergraduate research and education. Congratulations! Pictured: Justin Ondry, Melissa Truong, Justin Toh and Stephanie Wang.
<b>Dean Patricia Turner Featured in Column at the Daily Bruin</b>   Dean Patricia Turner Featured in Column at the Daily Bruin
Dean Turner discusses the importance of research in enriching the experience of undergraduates on campus.
  Grand Challenges Undergraduate Research Scholars Program Highlighted in Daily Bruin
URC-Sciences Associate Director Dr. Rachel Kennison is interviewed about this exciting program slated to begin in 2014-2015.
<b>UCLA Undergraduate Researchers Selected to Present to Congress</b>   UCLA Undergraduate Researchers Selected to Present to Congress
Sarah Barritt (pictured from left), graduate student Wesley Kerr, and Akash Patel were selected to represent California undergraduate research at the Annual Council on Undergraduate Research's Posters on the Hill event.
  UCLA Undergraduate Research Week Highlights Work Across Disciplines
Undergraduate Research Week (May 12-16) at UCLA highlights undergraduate research in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. See the link here for a full schedule of events.
  UCLA Scholars Recognized at CAMP Statewide Symposium
Four UCLA Students receive honors: MSD Scholar Brandon Matthews (Best Poster in Physical Sciences), CARE Scholars Olivia Irving (Honorable Mention-Physical Sciences) and Danielle Perez (Honorable Mention-Life Sciences, and CAMP student Rachel Lopez (Honorable Mention-Physical Sciences). For more information about the CAMP Symposium, please see the link.
HHURP Scholar Mericien Venzon profiled by UCLA Today   HHURP Scholar Mericien Venzon profiled by UCLA Today
Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Senior Mericien Venzon is recognized for her excellence in research and academics, as well as a dizzying array of extracurricular activities.
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SRP Workshop: September 2nd
Come to an information session on how to get started in undergraduate research. Workshop will be held in LS 2335 from 5-6pm on Tuesday, September 2nd.

ABRCMS Abstract Deadline: Sept 5th
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EHS-Lab Safety Fundamental Concepts Course-September 9th
1:30-3:30pm in NRB 132. See EH&S website for enrollment information.

MARC Application Deadline: September 30th
For program and application information, visit the MARC program page

URC-Sciences Open House
Thursday, October 2nd
Workshops are offered every 30 minutes on how to get into research and will be held in LSB 2320

CARE Fellows Applications Due October 13th
For program information and how to apply, please visit the CARE Fellows program page

SRP Fall Quarter Deadline: October 17
All contracts must be turned into 2121 LSB by 5 pm with Lab Safety Certification attached.

NCUR Abstract Submission Deadline: December 2nd
Don't forget to submit your abstract for the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Deadline is Dec. 2nd. Conference to be held April 16-18th 2015 and is hosted by Eastern Washington University.

Howard Hughes Research Program Applications Due on October 20th
For more information about program eligibility and how to apply, visit the Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Program page