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Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research

Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research
The Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research (DCUR) at Southern Miss supports all aspects of undergraduate research and creative activity. Center initiatives are funded by generous contributions from its benefactor, Mr. Donald Drapeau, and from the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

Undergraduate Sympsoium on Research and Creative Activity
The Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity (UGS) at Southern Miss is an annual conference that showcases the outstanding work of our undergraduate students across campus. 

Resources for Faculty Mentors

If you are a faculty member looking for resources to help guide undergraduate students through their research endeavors, visit our page on faculty mentoring resources.

We offer a curated list of virtual research projects, initiatives, open datasets, and resources broken down by area; links to virtual conferences, programming, and forums; and online mentor training and how-tos.


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Contact a DCUR representative:

Dr.%20Sabine%20Heinhorst or Dr.%20Rebecca%20Tuuri for all questions about DCUR

The University of Southern Mississippi
Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research
118 College Dr. #5162
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001



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Contact a member of the UGS Planning Committee in your area of interest for questions related to conventions of presentations in your discipline.

Contact Dr.%20Rebecca%20Tuuri or Dr.%20Sabine%20Heinhorst for questions related to abstract submission or registration, UGS schedule or program, judging or moderating.

Contact Dr.%20Kelly%20Lester, Professor%20Allen%20Chen, Professor%20Jared%20Hollingsworth or Dr.%20Nicholas%20Ciraldo for questions related to the Arts Showcase.
Contact the Center%20for%20Community%20Engagement%20for all questions about community-engaged projects.