Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities

20th Annual Research Conference

Attention Students -  Submit your proposals now!

Proposals due Friday, February 20, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.

Visit our Annual Research Conference website for details for submitting your proposals

Campus conference dates*:

  • Dahlonega: March 30 and 31
  • Gainesville: April 1
  • Oconee: April 2

* Cumming students may present on any campus.

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Undergraduate Research News

Research project chosen to be presented at SEPARC

A research project produced by the University of North Georgia’s Dr. Norman Leonard, lecturer of biology, and his team has been chosen to be presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Southeastern Partners in Reptile and Amphibian Conservation (SEPARC) in Covington, Louisiana in February.

Cross-disciplinary project published in science journal

A research project produced in collaboration between the University of North Georgia's (UNG) biology and psychological science departments was accepted in December by science journal Behavioural Brain Research.

UNG selects chief research officer

The University of North Georgia (UNG) has hired Dr. Andy Novobilski as associate provost for research and engagement and chief research officer, effective Jan. 15. The new position is within the university's Office of Academic Affairs.

CURCA selects FUSE teams and grant winners

A University of North Georgia (UNG) professor of psychological sciences hopes her research into cognitive development in children is the beginning of a long-term research opportunity for undergraduates on the university's Oconee Campus.

Student presents at national mathematics meeting

University of North Georgia student Tram Le, a pre-pharmacy major, traveled to the Mathematics Meeting of the Mathematics Association of America (MathFest2014), which is the largest meeting of mathematicians from universities and colleges in the country.

Upcoming Deadlines and Events



  • 30th - 31st: UNG Annual Research Conference, Dahlonega Campus


  • 1st: UNG Annual Research Conference, Gainesville Campus
  • 2nd: UNG Annual Research Conference, Oconee Campus
  • 16th - 18th: National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Eastern Washington University
Research Spotlight

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This past June, Dr. BJ Robinson and Mr. Matthew Pardue led an interactive session on how to start and run an undergraduate research journal at the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) National meeting. The session was based on their experiences in launching North Georgia's interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal for undergraduate research, Papers and Pub(lication)s (Papers and Pubs). Dr. Robinson is the Director of the University Press of North Georgia and Production Editor for Papers and Pubs, while Mr. Pardue is the Project Editor for the journal. Papers and Pubs is published by the University Press of North Georgia and supported by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA) at the University of North Georgia (UNG). Papers and Pubs promotes student learning by disseminating undergraduate research and creative works that make an intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline or to applied practice. To see the presentation and other materials visit the CUR website.

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