Upcoming Events & Deadlines
March 15 - URECA Summer applications due
May 5 - URECA Celebration (virtual)
August - Coming Back Safe & Strong Update 8/28/20 update : Undergraduate participation in research remains remote, but PIs can propose in-person presence, on a case-by-case basis, which Chairs and Deans would then need to approve.
July 31 - Virtual Summer Research Symposium - 9 am - 12 noon
*organized by the Center for Inclusive Education (CIE) and Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (URECA), showcasing the work of undergraduate students participating in department sponsored summer programs including PSEG Explorations in STEM, REU Nanotechnology for Health, Energy & the Environment, and REU Physics
Schedule of presentations--see >>
May - URECA hosts first virtual poster symposium
Congratulations to all 3 finalists for the Stony Brook Sigma Xi chapter Undergraduate Research award. Jesse Pace was awarded the top $500 prize for his research presentation. Claire Garfield and Jessica Vilas-Boas were each awarded $200 prizes for their research presentations.
April - Congratulations to Kiran Eiden and Audrey Farrell on their NSF-GRFP fellowships!
March- Goldwater Scholarship announcement: Congratulations to Erika Nemeth, 2020 Goldwater Scholar!
November - Aria Tsagai-Moore wins poster presentation prize at ABRCMS 2019!
October - Rumana Rahman (one of 3 students whose summer research was sponsored by the Sass Foundation -
Arena Scholars award) attends Sass Foundation Breast Cancer Research breakfast in Uniondale NY.
September - Katherine Alanya, Arlene Alvarez, Elinor Coats, Samuel Escobar, Marjan Halimi, Sara Kudi, Gerard Miles, Ethan Mulle, Jihu Mun, Erika Nemeth, Dilsa Perez, Taylor Pressley, Dawid Stepnowski, Jessica Vilas-Boas, and Anh Vo showcased their summer research at Stony Brook's CommUniversity event on Saturday, September 21! Thanks to all our volunteers!
April - The Stony Brook Chapter of Sigma Xi awards the 2019 Undergraduate Research Award to 3 finalists : Ryan Kawalerski, Rideeta Raquib, and Lee Ann Santore. Each student will receive a plaque in recognition of their significant achievements in undergraduate research while a student at Stony Brook University. In addition, in recognition of his masterful presentation at the URECA poster symposium, Mr. Kawalerski will be awarded a $500 prize. The committee also recognized the quality of the presentations made by Ms. Raquib and Ms. Santore, who will each be awarded a $100 cash prize.
Girl Power in STEM:Think equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change - a symposium sponsored by BNL & WISE on Saturday March 9. More information>> here
November - Jessica Vilas-Boas and Gabrielle Paniccia receive poster awards for their presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
iGEM team wins Gold Medal at iGEM Jamboree competition!
September - Amelia Camino , Emily Costa , Avery Mack , Marisa Petrusky (Explorations in STEM); Jessica Vilas-Boas (IMSD-MERGE) , Doreen Dadson (INDUCER); Karthik Ledalla , Lukas Velikov (Explorations in STEM & iGEM); & Priya Aggarwal , Stephanie Budhan , Sara Vincent (iGEM) - all participants in summer 2018 research experiences - showcased their research at Stony Brook's CommUniversity event on Saturday September 22!
April - Ann Lin and Omar Zainul are named co-recipients of the Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Award!
New opportunity for rising juniors/seniors majoring in Mathematics. Learn more here.
URECA is proud to be a collaborative partner of the Summer Math Enhanced REU Scholarship program and encourages eligible Mathematics majors to apply!
SURC 2018 - call for proposals for SURC/SUNY Undergraduate Research conference. More information here.