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Veenema awarded Mentor of the Year
July 2, 2019

The Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year Award recognizes MSU faculty members who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers. The award is completely student-driven, as only undergraduate researchers can submit nominations and the University's Undergraduate Research Ambassadors review and select the finalists.

Steffke awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarship
June 14, 2019

Neuroscience undergraduate student, Emily Steffke, was awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  Each year, the Goldwater Foundation seeks scholars committed to a career in science, mathematics or engineering who display intellectual intensity and who have the potential for significant future contribution in their chosen field. Those students are given funding for undergraduate tuition and living expenses.

Neuroscience Advisor selected as APUE Fellow
June 6, 2019

Neuroscience undergraduate advisor named as MSU Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education, or APUE, fellow for 2019-2020.  

Otwell and Steffke nominated for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
February 6, 2019

Neuroscience majors, Abi Otwell and Emily Steffke, are two of four outstanding undergraduate STEM students, nominated from MSU, for the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. 

May 4, 2018

Oregon Health & Science University is offering a new neuroscience post-baccalaureate training opportunity which will begin September 2018. We are currently recruiting applicants through June 1, 2018. Please see the attached flyer for more details. The program is specifically for individuals from NIH underrepresented groups.

William Yakah:  Connecting the Dots
March 1, 2018

William is a junior majoring in neuroscience and is a College of Natural Science Dean's Research Scholar. Yakah is an international student who hails from Accra, Ghana.

February 2, 2018

The Undergraduate Research Office sponsors several workshops this semester aimed at helping students prepare for UURAF or other conference presentations.

Call for undergraduate research papers
September 28, 2017

The Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology at UCLA is now accepting submissions of original undergraduate research papers to be published for its Spring 2018 issue.

Audrianna St. Germain:  A lust for learning
September 28, 2017

St. Germain is a senior majoring in neuroscience and physiology.  She is a Beckman Scholar and was the 2016-2017 College of Natural Science Deans Research Scholar. 

Emily Steffke:  Piecing it all together
September 6, 2017

Steffke is a junior majoring in neuroscience and English. She is a College of Natural Science Deans Research Scholar and a member of the Honors College.

March 6, 2017

Congratulations to Audrey Drotos of St. Joseph, a sophomore majoring in neuroscience and music for completing over 175 hours of volunteer service during the 2015-16 academic year.

January 16, 2017

Summer Research Deadlines Approaching; 2017 UURAF Information; Amgen Scholars; & Spring 2017 Workshops

Improving electrical communication with the brain
May 18, 2016

Erin Purcell, PhD, received a R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore why devices implanted in the brain lose their efficacy over time.

UURAF Registration open until February 19
February 8, 2016

Registration is now open for UURAF, the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum. Students need to register by Friday, February 19 at 11:59 PM. 

Design the 2016 Neuroscience Program Outreach T-shirt!
December 10, 2015

Design the 2016 Neuroscience Program Outreach T-shirt!

November 16, 2015

Undergraduate Research Assistant Position in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences

November 9, 2015

The Neuroscience Club Outreach Committee made a lasting impact on the young science community in early November at Lansing Impression 5 Museum’s “Physiology Understanding (PhUn) Day”. 

Neuroscience Clubs to Host Research Forum
September 18, 2015

The Neuroscience Club will be hosting an undergraduate research forum on September 30, 2015 at 5:30pm in the BPS atrium. Undergraduates will present research conducted over the summer.

Neuroscience Club participates in MST@MSU Summer Camp
July 27, 2015

The Neuroscience Club organized a day of neuroscience outreach activities as part of the Physiology Department's MST@MSU summer camp. 

Mina Hirzel Awarded Prestigious Baggett Fellowship
May 26, 2015

Mina Hirzel, an Honors College senior, majoring in linguistics and neuroscience, has been awarded a prestigious Baggett Fellowship