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2012 McNair Conference

Undergraduate research plays a key role in pursuing a STEM major. Learn more about how to get started.

The Stipends for Training Aspiring Researchers (STAR) Program is a 12-week summer program that places biomedical/behavioral undergraduates, entering graduate or first-year professional school students into faculty-mentored laboratories for 480 hours of paid research.

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The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation fosters a community of success for students in STEM fields, and expands opportunities for their participation in campus-based and national undergraduate research experiences.

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaleaureate Achievement Program prepares eligible students for doctoral studies through research, scholarly activities and mentorship. McNair Scholars work closely with faculty members on self-designed research projects, publish their work in the McNair Scholars Journal, present research at conferences, participate in GRE preparatory courses, attend seminars and workshops geared toward graduate studies, and receive academic counseling.

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