The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is a resource for all undergraduates in all majors on all Lamar University campuses, seeking to enhance their undergraduate experience through participation in research. It is an academic endeavor facilitated by faculty mentor and student teamwork. Students will learn to engage in the discovery process, creating knowledge through various methods of inquiry and analysis.

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Congratulations, Audrene!

Senior Mathematics major, Audrene, has won a national award in a statistics competition. Mentor Dr. K.P. Das and The Office of Undergraduate Research is extremely proud!! 


ATTENTION: ALL 2014 Texas STEM Conference Affiliates
The Conference Agenda is now available to view. Please examine the program and verify any and all information, regarding your presentation, is listed accurately. Any modifications and/or change request, need to be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Research, via email. The deadline to submit the request has been extended to TODAY, September 30th by 5:00 PM (CST)

The 2nd Annual Texas STEM Conference


October 4th

Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Texas STEM Conference— the premiere conference for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in Texas. We are looking forward to expanding on last year’s successful conference. We encourage attendance from administrators and faculty from the STEM disciplines in addition to participation from the selected presenters peers and colleagues. 


Cancer Research Opportunity (Summer 2015)

Deadline: February 1, 2015

All students are invited to apply for the NIH/NCI-funded Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program. This particular program offers a unique opportunity for pre-doctoral students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, and pharmacy to gain 

lab2biomedical and oncology research experience. Students participate in basic or clinical oncology research, research and clinical conferences, and a core lecture series designed specifically for them. All participants make a PowerPoint presentation on their research project and submit a report on their research project written in the style of a journal in which their faculty mentor publishes. A primary goal of the POE program is to encourage students to pursue a career in cancer research. Thus, we are particularly interested in highly qualified students with a serious career interest in cancer research, either as a clinical scientist or laboratory-based research scientist. Prior research experience is required for all applicants. Members of under-represented ethnic minority groups and women are particularly encouraged to apply, since one of our major long-term program goals is to increase the diversity of persons engaged in oncology research and practice.
  • Deadline for Receipt of all 2015 Application Materials: February 1, 2015
  • Early Registration is highly recommended, due to early placements. 
  • Letters of recommendation sent as a PDF attachment are requested

Apply Online for Cancer Research Opportunity

For additional information, visit http://www.stjude.org/poe 

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