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Research Opportunities in the Department of Computer Science

We have research projects for Math/Biology/Chemistry majors that involve math modeling of biological systems and epidemiology. Psychology majors are being recruited for understanding the mental model of software engineers. The research is expected to be a Bachelors Essay.

Interested students should contact Professor Ghosh at

Posted on September 24, 2020 in Research

UReCA: Call for Submissions!

UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity is a multidisciplinary Web journal whose mission is to curate relevant, progressive, and academic content that appeals to undergraduate students in the United States and abroad. They are seeking works from undergraduate students who are engaged in relevant and intriguing research.

All submissions for the 2020 edition of UReCA are due by October 16 11:59 pm EST. Read more for information on submission categories and requirements.

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Categories of submissions include:
• Fine Art
• Humanities
• Creative Writing
• Social Science

To submit, follow this link. Submissions are reviewed by UReCA’s editorial staff which is composed of students from honors programs around the country. Selection is via a triple-blind process and is competitive.

For research-based works, UReCA is looking for the highest quality undergraduate academic submissions. A text will be judged on the quality of three components: analysis, content, and organization. Analysis should display a clear, independent voice that creates a compelling argument. You should use an appropriate number of scholarly sources as well. A successful paper addresses current and relevant issues in its respective field, while maintaining accessibility for a general audience. The argument should be engaging and cohesive, following a logical progression of thought; effective arguments are augmented by precise and eloquent language. Grammar, readability, proper formatting, and general correctness of the content of an entry will also determine its success. The suggested length is 15 pages or less. Students wishing to submit their thesis should edit their works to the maximum length.

For creative works, UReCA seeks the highest quality fiction, essays, and poetry. Fiction and essays should be engaging and ideally express a larger connection to apt human issues. Poems should avoid cliché, explore common poetic techniques, and resonate with the reader. Students may submit one creative work at a time, with the exception of poetry and flash fiction. Up to three poems may be submitted in one file. If you are submitting flash fiction (under 500 words), you may also submit up to three works in one file.

Do not include any identifying information in the document or in the file. Works may not have been previously published and UReCA acquires first worldwide electronic rights for the life of the work. Following removal from the UReCA Web site, the work will be archived and remain accessible.

Posted on September 10, 2020 in Research

2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is now open!

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) is a 5 year award of $138,000 (three years of support, $34,000 stipend per year, $12,000 educational allowance to institution) awarded to undergraduates, recent Bachelor graduates, and 1st and 2nd year graduate students pursuing research based MS or PhD degrees. Students have their choice of project, advisor, and graduate program while enrolled in a full-time graduate degree program in the summer or fall of the year they are offered this. They especially encourage women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.

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Seniors applying to graduate school and graduate students in NSF supported fields (see below) are encouraged to apply. Significant research experience is expected for successful applicants

Supported Fields: Chemistry, Computer and Information Systems Science and Engineering, Engineering, Geosciences, Life Sciences (including Biological Sciences), Materials Research, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, Social Sciences (including Economics), STEM Education

Applications due in late October (19th – 22nd, depending on field)

The application is now live and available online here.

If you have any questions about the application process, contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at

Posted on August 28, 2020 in Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Full-time Program Coordinator position at MUSC

The Medical University of South Carolina is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator (PC-I) to assist with a new research program using advanced Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Mild Cognitive Impairment. This PC will be under the direct supervision and mentorship of a clinical neuropsychologist (Dr. Benitez) and clinical psychologist (Dr. McTeague) at MUSC. In addition to gaining considerable experience with clinical interviewing, neuropsychological testing, and intervention, the PC will also receive extensive training in TMS implementation, EEG/ERPs, physiological measures, and advanced brain MRI acquisition and analysis.

A bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, or a related medical/behavioral health field is required, and applicants from under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply. This position will also include career development mentoring and opportunities for those interested in pursuing graduate work in medicine, neuroscience, psychology, or related fields. Interested applicants should e-mail the following documents, in PDF format, to (1) a cover letter addressing your fit for the position, (2) CV, and (3) contact information of 3 individuals who have agreed to provide a reference. Questions? Please contact Dr. Benitez at 

Posted on June 29, 2020 in Internships & Jobs, Research

Student Opportunity Center (SOC)

CofC Honors has recently adopted a resource that connects you to over 10,000 conferences, journals, research, and funding opportunities from all over the world. It is free, easy to use, and flexible to your interests. Please take 30 seconds to check it out and discover opportunities to make yourself stand out from the crowd!

Check your emails (and spam folders) for an invitation to join the network. This short video provides more information on how to navigate the new system.

If you have lost the activation email, never received it, or it ended in your spam folder, click here to get a new one.

Posted on November 26, 2019 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards
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