Undergraduate Research Week

On November 16, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives declared a week in April as "Undergraduate Research Week." The Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) has designated April 18-22 as Undergraduate Research Week.  

To celebrate, Case Western Reserve University has organized a series of events to honor and recognize the phenomenal undergraduate research done by undergraduate students. Please review the 2022 Undergraduate Research Week events listed below, including our signature Intersections SOURCE Symposium.  

Undergraduate Research Society Social Event

Monday, April 18, 7 p.m., Thwing Atrium

This social event will be a kickoff for the Undergraduate Research Week.  All CWRU students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.  Join the undergraduate research society to socialize with other researchers, eat desserts, and write thank you cards to our mentors.

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Discussions Science Communication Panel

Tuesday, April 19, 8 p.m., Student Organization Center

Come hear from CWRU Alumni who participated in the undergraduate research journal known as Discussions.  

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Undergraduate Researchers: "Where are they now?"

Wednesday, April 20, 4 p.m. Virtual via Zoom

CWRU Alumni from various backgrounds will be sharing how undergraduate research prepared them for graduate school, medical school, the professional world and more.  Join us!  

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Beyond the Lab: Journal Clubs

Thursday, April 21, 5:30 p.m., Thwing Center 201

The CWRU Journal Club will give an introduction to the nature and prevalence of journal clubs, which will be followed by a sample journal club meeting discussing a published paper on the relationship between hair growth and stress. 

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Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Virtual via Symposium Platform

Intersections: SOURCE Symposium is where CWRU undergraduates present their research and creative projects. Intersections is an opportunity for the University community and others to see the broad and diverse work that is being done across campus by our outstanding undergraduates.

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