The mission of the Office of Student Research is to facilitate the engagement of students in scholarly andcreativeactivities related to their disciplines by providing resources that support both student scholars and faculty mentors.

Student research and creative activities are defined here as student engagement in original research, scholarly activity, and/or creative activity, mentored by a faculty member, with the goal of publication, presentation, performance, or exhibition of the results or products.

The purpose of this website is to provide a centralized location for all research and creative activities taking place on campus.

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2013-2014 OSR Course Redesign Awardees

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 OSR Course Redesign Grant recipients!

Dr. Tiffany Jones
Dr. Kelly Campbell
Dr. Allen Menton
Dr. Nicole Bournias & Dr. Yu Jung Kim

Visit our Course Redesign page for more information on this program

The Office of Student Research Announces a Peer Statistics Specialist

Many students find statistics to be extremely challenging and demanding. Gerard E. Dallal’s article Is Statistics Hard illustrates why. In his article Dallal mentions that students struggle in statistics because they find the wording to be backwards, the methods to be convoluted, because they get confused with the idea that saying something failed to find an effect is different from showing there is no effect at all. The Office of Student Research has hired a Peer Statistics Specialist to assists students with questions about SPSS, data analysis, survey design and administration. For more information, please see Peer Statistics Specialist.

OSR Student Grants

We are pleased to announce that applications for OSR Student Grants are being accepted for the academic year 2013 - 2014. Each award will not exceed US $500 per student per academic year.

The OSR Student Grant is designed to fund costs associated with faculty-mentors, student-based research projects or creative activities outside the classroom. The OSR Student Grant is not designed to cover the costs associated with class projects, class assignments or any activities that are associated with a traditional “in the classroom” course. This grant cannot be used to fund or supplement funding for study abroad trips, student teaching, training or internships. For more information, please see OSR Student Grants.

Virtual Conference on Plagiarism Prevention Offers Free Webinars

Free webinars on avoiding plagiarism, improving writing and developing critical thinking skills will be available April 21-25 through Turnitin.com. The organization is hosting its second annual Plagiarism Education Week, which features a series of entertaining and informative webcasts for students and educators. To view the list of webinars and to register, please see the Plagiarism Education Week website.

2013-2014 Faculty/Student Awardees

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 OSR Faculty/Student Grant recipients!

The award for student researcher is up to a maximum of $1500 per faculty/student team. The purpose of these grants is to encourage faculty and student participation in research projects and creative activities outside of the traditional classroom environment. Applications are accepted and reviewed by an OSR committee. For this year’s recipients list, please visit Faculty / Student Grants.

                             OSR Newsletter                               Journal of Student Research

                              OSR Newsletter - Fall 2013                     Journal of Student Research - Spring 2013


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