Centers of Study

Join Us as we Celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of Phasing Up to New Possibilities

Charlotte, NC– September 20, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m, join the Johnson C. Smith University School of Social Work, as we Celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of the Phasing Up to New Possibilities Program. JCSU graduates of the Phasing Up Program will be the MAIN FEATURE of the celebration. As the first nationally recognized Historically Black College or University to provide a university-wide, comprehensive set of support services for students who have experienced foster care and homelessness, JCSU is proud of the success our students have experienced. Register Here! (more…)

What is the Research Rookies Program?

Research Rookies is a program devoted to research skills development. We aim to help you get an edge in building skills that will help you prepare for quality research experiences. Apply here!

Welcome back!

A warm welcome back to all students, faculty, and staff! At Smith Institute, we look forward to supporting your research efforts and wish you a fruitful 2019-2020 school year at JCSU!


Congratulations CURE Grant Awardees!

Between March and May, faculty members were engaged in workshops, webinars, and focused work time to transform their classrooms into experiential learning platforms. Smith Institute for Applied Research’s Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) Fellowship & Grant Program supported faculty in ​developing ​research projects to integrate into their course curriculum and engage the entire class in addressing a research question or problem during the upcoming Fall and Spring semesters. (more…)

CUR Week: Student Research Resource Mash-Up

Join us April 11th in the James B. Duke Memorial Library to learn about resources that will support you in conducting research. Find out more about how JCSU provides free access to, and other Charlotte Mecklenburg Library resources to all students, faculty, and staff with your JCSU ID number!


Undergraduate Research Week Speed Mixer Finale

Friday, April 12th, join us in the New Science Center Innovation Lab from 12pm-3pm to mix and mingle with faculty, staff, and students representing organizations and get to know the research landscape on campus. Access resources, and find out opportunities to connect with organizations to meet your aspirations. (more…)

Undergraduate Research Week Research Poster Competition

Wednesday, April 10th, join us in Carnegie Hall/McNair Hub from 9am-12pm to vote on which student should win top prize in the Student Research Poster Presentation. (more…)

Undergraduate Research Week Program Booklet

Get a preview of research that will be showcased during CUR Undergraduate Research Week with the program booklet. (more…)

CUR Week 2019 Poster Competition

Join in on the fun during 2019 Undergraduate Research Week! Undergraduate AND graduate students at JCSU with completed research projects (actual poster not required at time of application) are invited to compete in the Student Research Poster Competition April 10th for a chance to win up to $1000 in prize money! Apply here by Friday, March 29th.


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