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Oglethorpe students awarded undergraduate research funding

Ten students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, administered annually by the Philip Weltner Library. Students can apply for funding to help with costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Funds may be used for attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Applications were evaluated by a committee […]

Student research fund now accepting applications

Research funding is available to Oglethorpe undergraduates, thanks to the Philip Weltner Library student research development fund, established in 2016. Students may apply annually for funding to defray costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Eligible uses of the funds include attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Nearly 50 stipends have been awarded […]

OU’s annual “STEMFest” connects students with undergraduate research opportunities

Recently, more than 50 students attended STEMFest, a poster session hosted by faculty eager to recruit Oglethorpe’s young scientists for hands-on research. An annual tradition, STEMFest allows attendees to connect face-to-face with professors while learning about valuable research opportunities that have helped students acquire course credit, publish studies, attend conferences and compete for grants and […]

14 students awarded Oglethorpe research funding

Fourteen students have received undergraduate research awards from Oglethorpe’s Student Research Development Fund, administered annually by the Philip Weltner Library. Students can apply for funding to help with costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Funds may be used for attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Applications were evaluated by a committee […]

Student research fund now accepting applications

Research funding is available to Oglethorpe undergraduates, thanks to the Philip Weltner Library student research development fund, established in 2016. Students may apply annually for funding to defray costs incurred while conducting or presenting research. Eligible uses of the funds include attending conferences, research-related equipment, and project and logistical expenses. Nearly 35 stipends have been […]

Honors students overcome pandemic challenges to complete theses (video)

Oglethorpe University’s graduating honors students — the largest group in recent history — have successfully completed and presented their honors theses, despite the many obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Oglethorpe’s Honors Program gives students the opportunity to further challenge themselves in the classroom and beyond. By converting courses into honors courses, students participate in […]

2021 Liberal Arts and Sciences Symposium to be held April 22-23

On April 22 and 23, Oglethorpe University will host a virtual Liberal Arts & Sciences Symposium (LASS) and Posters of Research In Science & Mathematics (PRISM), an annual celebration of student excellence. This Oglethorpe tradition brings together the campus community to honor the exemplary analytic and creative work and research produced by student scholars during […]

Alumna’s undergraduate research on spinner dolphins published

Could better educational signage reduce the disturbance of spinner dolphins in protected bays along Hawaii’s west coast? A research team from Oglethorpe thinks so. Alex Prots ’20, now an assistant instructor of genetics at Oglethorpe, was among the authors of a recently published article highlighting the team’s findings. Prots participated in the unique research opportunity […]

Spring research opportunities at Oglethorpe – Call for applications

Oglethorpe’s Division of National Sciences has announced new research opportunities available to undergraduates. These research opportunities include authentic faculty-mentored research providing students the opportunity to work side-by-side with a faculty member on a research project. In addition to a highly impactful experience, research positions may be awarded with course credit, authorship on papers, attendance at […]