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CUR Publishes the newly released Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research

Your JCSU e-mail address gives you CUR membership, allowing each faculty member to download the newly released Winter 2020 issue of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research.

New SPUR on Nontraditional Approaches to Undergraduate Research

Smith Institute has partnered with the Council on Undergraduate Research to offer every faculty member at Johnson C. Smith University a CUR membership. If you haven’t created your account yet, You can visit our How to Sign-up for a CUR Membership Using Your JCSU E-mail on our YouTube channel. This membership allows each faculty member to download the newly released Winter 2020 issue of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research.

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Abstract Writing Workshops

Smith Institute for Applied Research has offered Abstract Writing Workshops during several dates and times to prepare students for the Poster Competition 2021. Offered from March 1st-3rd, the workshops will allow students to submit a competitive abstract for the deadline of March 11th at 12 Noon. The workshop will feature training, exercises, and activities during which students will complete their abstracts.

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Graduate School Workshop Series Part 2

If you are ready to learn more about graduate school join our virtual workshop series! Read on to learn when the workshops are being offered, and how to access the replay if you missed Part 1.

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2021 Virtual Student Poster Competition Call for Abstracts

Smith Institute for Applied Research is accepting abstracts for its Poster Presentation! Submit your abstract by the deadline of March 11th at 12 Noon. Below are the guidelines for abstract submission.

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JCSU Student Research Accepted to NCUR 2021

Four Johnson C. Smith University students will present their research at the Council on Undergraduate Research’s virtual NCUR @ Home 2021 conference in April. Joi Haywood, Justice Jackson, Jamia Johnson, and Awa Sore will join their undergraduate peers, nationally, to present research and represent JCSU to a global audience.

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Annual Grantsmanship Awards Ceremony

Every year, our sister department hosts the Annual Grantsmanship Awards Ceremony to celebrate grant writing efforts across the University. This year is no different!

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JCSU Government Grant Writing Mentorship Program for Faculty

If you are a faculty member who has wanted mentorship in receiving funding for your research (and beyond), apply for the JCSU Government Grant Writing Mentorship Program, which is a program from the Office of Sponsored Programs within our division, Government Sponsored Programs and Research.

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Statistics Bootcamp for Students

Held virtually, the Increasing Statistical Preparation for Underrepresented Undergraduates program will take place from June 7, 2021 – July 30, 2021. The program will accept female students from underrepresented groups, and from all disciplines (preference given to first year students) who have a GPA of at least 3.0. Selected students will receive a $4000 stipend.  The deadline to submit an application is rolling. If selected, please share that good news with Dr. Tara Bengle, tsbengle@jcsu.edu so that we can feature you on the website.

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Research Skill Development Framework

Johnson C. Smith University faculty and staff provided feedback on the JCSU Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for 2017-2022. As a result of that participation, the theme for the 2017-2022 JCSU Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is Cultivating a Culture and Curriculum for Undergraduate Research.

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Smith Institute Supports Participation at Posters on the Hill 2021

Dr. Diane Bowles, Vice President of Government Sponsored Programs and Research and Executive Director of Smith Institute for Applied Research has announced full support for students and faculty mentors in their participation at the virtual 2021 Posters on the Hill.

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