Announcements

OUR Calendar of Events for Spring 2022

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Jan 20 (Thu)
– OUR Kick-off for the 2022 OUR grants – OUR programs & events (12 - 3pm – Landes Aud.)

Feb 3 (Thu) & 4 (Fri) – Panel Discussions about writing SURF grant proposals (12 - 1:30pm – Landes Aud.)

Feb 20 (Sun) – SURF grant proposals (midnight) submission deadline

Mar 1 (Tue) – Faculty Mentor Award (FMA) submission deadline

Mar 5 (Sat) – SURF winners are notified

Mar 9 (Wed)  – SURF Grant Winners Ceremony (from 12 to 2:30pm – Landes Auditorium)

Mar 7 - 9 – OUR grantees have the mid-term report

Mar 24 (Thu) - Workshop on wrigin a technical paper (12 - 1:30pm) - Landes Auditorium (flyer)

Mar 30 (Thu) – FMA winner is notified

Mar 21 - 25 – Workshop on writing a technical paper (12 - 1:00pm – Landes Auditorium) [exact day TBA]

Mar 30 (Wed) & 31 (Thu) – SURF Orientation (12 - 2:30pm – Landes Auditorium)

This workshop is for SURF grant winners and their mentors only. The calendar of the SURF program for summer 2022 will be presented, and the paperwork for getting the grant started will be reviewed and signed. Attendance is mandatory.

Please join our special guests:
Emily Born - Research Compliance Specialist of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Lakrystal Joubert
- Assistant Director of Compliance, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Nathan Macy - Building and Lab Safety Coordinator, Office of EHS and Risk Management
Kelli Morris - Associate Buyer Purchasing, Assistant Director of Procurement Services, Office of Financial Services - Procurement & Payment Services
Marc Paine, CTPM - Senior Procurement Specialist, University ProCard Program Administrator
Jennifer Ravey - Director of the Writing Center, Department of English and Modern Languages
Shellie Richter - Sr. Director of IT Compliance - Information Management and Decision Support

Apr 1 (Fri) – Submission deadline to EXPO 2022.

Apr 8 (Fri) & 11 (Mon) – Panel Discussions about presentations at EXPO 2022 (12 to 1:30pm – Landes Aud.)

Apr 13 (Wed) – EXPO 2022 – Full day conference from 9am to 6pm – Setzer Center.

Conference Flyer

Apr 21 (Thu) – Workshop about using library resources w/ Dr. Alyse Jordan (12 - 1:30pm – Landes Aud.) (Workshop Flyer)

May 3 (Tue)  – O.U.R. Awards Ceremony (11 to 1:30pm – Landes Auditorium)

Monday after May Commencement - SURF students are moving to Cardinal Village

May 31 (Tue) - First day of the SURF 2022 program

* All Workshops and Panel Discussions will be also on Zoom ID 879-918-4160 and password 88888

OUR Calendar of Events for Fall 2021

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Sep 3 (Fri)
OUR Orientation (from 12 to 1:30pm) – general information about OUR programs and events. Virtual meeting on Zoom.

Sep 8 and 15 (Wed)OUR panel discussions about the OUR grant program (from 12 to 1:30pm)

Sep 25 (Sat) – Deadline for submitting OUR grant proposals (midnight)

Oct 8 (Fri) – OUR grant winners are announced.

Oct 11 (Mon) – Workshop about participation to the TX STEM and HASBSEB conferences. See flyer. UG and GRAD students are invited in the Landes Auditorium of Galloway Business Building from 12pm to 1:30pm. The workshop is also on Zoom ID 879-918-4160 and password 88888.

Oct 15 (Fri) – Submission deadline to the 9th Texas STEM Conference

Oct 15 (Fri) – OUR Grant Winners’ Ceremony (Landes Auditorium, from 12 to 3pm)

Oct 22 (Fri) – Panel Discussion about presentations to the 9th TX STEM conference (UG and GRAD students are invited). You are invited to attend from 12 to 1:30 pm in the Landes Auditorium of Galloway-Business bldg. or online. Please see the flyer.

Oct 25 (Mon) – Panel Discussion about presentations to the 9th TX STEM conference (UG and GRAD students are invited). You are invited to attend from 12 to 1:30 pm in the Landes Auditorium of Galloway-Business bldg. or online at Zoom ID 879-918-4160 and password 88888. Please see the flyer.

Oct 25 and 27 – OUR grant winners’ Orientation (Landes Auditorium; Mandatory presence in one of the two days, from 12 to 1:30 pm)
This workshop is for OUR grant winners and their mentors, only. The calendar of the OUR grant program for 2021-22 will be presented, and the paperwork for getting started the OUR grant will be reviewed and signed. The presence is mandatory.

Please join our special guests:
12:50 p.m. Jennifer Ravey - Director of the Writing Center, Department of English and Modern Languages
1:00 p.m. Lakrystal Joubert - Assistant Director of Compliance, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
1:15 p.m. Shellie Richter - Sr. Director of IT Compliance, Information Management and Decision Support
1:30 p.m. Nathan Macy - Building and Lab Safety Coordinator, Office of EHS and Risk Management
1:45 p.m. Kelli Morris - Associate Buyer Purchasing, Assistant Director of Procurement Services, Office of Financial Services - Procurement & Payment Services
2:00 p.m. Marc Paine - Associate Buyer, Senior Procurement Specialist and University ProCard Program Administrator, Office of Financial Services - Procurement & Payment Services

Oct 30 (Sat) – The 9th Texas STEM Conference (full day from 8:30am) - Conference booklet

Nov 5 (Fri) –  Submission deadline to the 8th HASBSEB conference

Nov 5 (Fri) –  Workshop about "Running a Successful Literature Review using Mary and Gray Library Resources" offered by Dr. Alyse Jordan, the Head of Reference of the Mary and Gray Library. Please see the flyer.

Nov 12 (Fri) – Panel Discussion about presentations to the 8th HASBSEB (UG and GRAD students are invited)

Nov 20 (Sat) – The 8th HASBSEB Conference (full day from 8:30am) - Conference booklet

Dec 1 (Wed) – O.U.R. Awards Ceremony (Landes Auditorium from 12 to 3pm) - Christmas Party

2022 Faculty Mentor Award

The Faculty Mentor Award Finalist for Year 2022.

 



Please read our Fall 2021 and Winter 2021 issues of the OUR Newsletter.

Undergraduate researchers at Lamar, your efforts in performing quality research and your findings have a chance to be visible to several excellent upcoming student research conferences. Please click on the following links and plan to present:


Lamar University announces 2022 SURF winners

2022 SURF Winners

Lamar University is proud to announce 13 winners of the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.The SURF program awards each winner a $2,000 stipend, $1,000 in research support, free on-campus housing for 10 weeks during the summer and $500 in travel support to disseminate their research results to conferences during the next university year. (Press Release)



 

SURF Awardees for Y2021 - Awards Ceremony - March 24, 2021

2021 SURF Awardees - March 24, 2021

 SURF 2021 program concluded on August 10, 2021, with a Symposium. We have gladly welcomed in our audience, President Taylor, Provost Nichols, vice-Provost Kumar, Deans of all academic units, Dean of TAHL and Reaud Honors College, and Dean of Graduate Studies, and Department Chairs of the 16 SURF student presenters and their mentors, together with more than 50 student attendees form various academic areas.

SURF Symposium Agenda

2021 SURF presenters slideshow

The next SURF will announce its program in mid-January 2022.

Legacy of Our SURF Students - ARCHIVE

SURF 2021 projects

15 Projects selected for 2021 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Lamar University's Office of Undergraduate Research has announced 15 Summer Undergraduate [...]