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Participation by undergraduate students in authentic research is an important part of academic life at CUNY. We are committed to broadening this participation through several programs and initiatives that you will find listed on this site. Our goal is for you use this site as a central resource to find information and to share best practices from around the University.






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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 24—Lehman College Announces 6th Annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Day! The aim of this activity is to encourage the preparation and presentation of research posters by undergraduate students, and share their results with their peers and faculty. 

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John Jay College of Criminal Justice posts several research assistant positions

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SBCNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Registration ends March 7, 2014.  

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Featured Researcher


 Advanced sciences like astronomy require years of study and graduate degrees. And the soaring cost of college can be a heavy obstacle for low-income and minority students hoping to break into those fields. A program at the City University of New York hopes to lift that burden by providing scholarships and one-on-one mentoring to underrepresented students.

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CUNY undergraduate students share their research at the state capital in Albany, NY



NOTE: The CUNY Undergraduate Research page is currently under development. To have any undergraduate research programs or resources added to the website, please email:   avrom.caplan@cuny.edu



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