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Big Questions, Bigger Possibilities Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience at UNL 2016-17 UCARE starts Sept 12

Undergraduate research at UNL includes the arts, education, engineering, humanities, and the traditional sciences like chemistry, biology, and physics. Research projects range from studying switchgrass plants grown for biofuel to identifying and cataloging the poems of Walt Whitman, from exploring the effects of background noise on productivity to creating textiles made of corn. The UCARE program is supported by generous gifts from the Pepsi Quasi Endowment and Union Bank & Trust.

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UCARE summer program

A ten-week research opportunity (June-August).

Academic Year

UCARE academic year program

A research opportunity for the academic year (Sept – Apr).

Skill-Building Seminars

Skill-bulding seminars

Enhance your UCARE experience with development workshops

Spotlight and Events

Scholar Spotlight

Bailea and Roz

Bailea Kerr and Roz Thalken

On October 8-9, English Majors Bailea Kerr and Roz Thalken traveled to Omaha to attend and present papers at the 41st annual European Studies Conference. The conference took place at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and was attended by an international mix of faculty and graduate students.

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