If you are still wondering why you should consider mentoring undergraduate researchers or are not sure how to help guide undergraduate students through their research endeavors, visit our new page on virtual mentoring.
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.
A database with over 11,000 on-campus, in-state, regional, and nation-wide undergraduate student opportunities from the arts to the sciences: conferences and competitions; journals for publication of undergraduate scholarly work; internship, co-op, and research programs; and funding for undergraduate scholarly activities.
Access the SOC database with your USM email address and choose a password (your SOAR password is not automatically recognized).
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.
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.