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Student Opportunities

Students engaged in undergraduate research or creative works are encouraged to present their projects at regional and national meetings. Here are several meetings at which our students have presented in the past.

16th Annual Celebrating Scholarship and Creativity Day -  Thursday, April 21, 2016. This is a campus wide event that recognizes the achievements of the many student scholars engaged in independent creative work or research projects at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.

NCUR -- The 2016 and 30th Anniversary of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research will take place at the University of North Caroline of Ashville April 7-9th, 2016. NCUR will bring together undergraduates involved in scholarly and artistic activities representing a range of disciplines including creative arts, mathematics, business, social sciences, humanities, physical and life science, natural resources, and engineering among others. The call for abstracts opens October 5th, 2015 and closes December 2, 2015. NCUR 2016 Online registration opens January 25, 2016 and closes February 19, 2016. CSB/SJU will pay almost all the costs for up to 10 students to present at the conference. See this page for more information about the CSB/SJU funding.

Posters on the Hill-  The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will host its 20th annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill. This event will help members of Congress understand the importance of undergraduate research by talking directly with the students whom these programs impact. The application deadlines will be announced soon.

Private Scholars Showcase- is a poster session for undergraduate student scholars. Its objective is to publicize the excellent research done by students and their faculty collaborators at Minnesota's private colleges and universities. The event is organized by a steering committee of faculty from across the state, and sponsored by the Minnesota Private College Council.