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Undergraduate Research

The Drapeau Center

What Is the Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research?

Omar MartinezThe 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. 

There are many opportunities for Southern Miss undergraduate students to get involved in research, creative or other scholarly activities, find funding for these activities, or share their work on campus and beyond.‚Äč

 

THE DRAPEAU CENTER
MISSION
MEET DONALD
DRAPEAU
DOES DCUR FUND MY RESEARCH?

The Center for Undergraduate Research was founded in 2011 and became the Drapeau Center in 2016.

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Donald Drapeau is a Southern Miss alumnus and a passionate advocate for undergraduate students.

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DCUR administers several programs that provide financial support for Southern Miss undergraduate students.

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HOW DO I START A PROJECT?
OTHER FUNDING SOURCES
HOW CAN I SHARE
MY WORK?

To begin your independent scholarly activity, you should first think about what you would like to pursue and then find a faculty mentor who can help you.

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There are many opportunities for  undergraduate students to get involved in research, creative or other scholarly activities and find funding for these activities.

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Presenting your work in a professional setting is the ultimate reward for and validation of your scholarly efforts.

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Undergraduate Symposium LogoUNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM CONTACT INFORMATION

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