The general 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 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)

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)

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

Please read our Fall 2021 issue 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:

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 [...]