UROP Symposium Call for Abstracts

April 17, 2017
Dear UCI Students:
You are cordially invited to join us at the Twenty-Fourth Annual UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in the UCI Student Center.
This stimulating day-long event provides an excellent opportunity for you, UCI faculty and staff, parents, alumni, members of the media, and the outside community to participate actively in communicating about research and creative activities in all academic fields. The Symposium gives students a rich experience in the presentation aspect of the research process through their oral and/or poster presentations and discussions.
We encourage you to make a presentation at the Symposium or to attend and learn about the research endeavors of your fellow undergraduates. The Presentation & Abstract Submission Form is available online at UROP Web site. The submission deadline is Monday, April 24, 2017.
Please note that UROP and SURP Fellows are required to submit an abstract and present at the Symposium; however, the event is open to all students to attend, present, or volunteer.
If you wish to volunteer to help at the Symposium, please e-mail: urop@uci.edu, or contact us at the UROP Office: Student Services II, Suite 2100; phone: (949) 824-4189.
If you would like to attend only, RSVP here .
The tentative schedule for the Symposium is:
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.               Registration
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.             Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.             Oral Presentation Session I
10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.           Keynote Address and Awards Ceremony
12:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.             Lunch/Dance Performance
1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.               Poster Session
3:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.               Oral Presentation Session II
Please note that there are multiple workshops planned on how to prepare and practice your presentation, available on the UROP Web site.
The UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium is sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). We look forward to receiving your application, and to your presentation at the Symposium. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments.

Scholarship Opportunities Program: Sp’17 Wk 2

April 10, 2017


Please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/ for more info.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Info Session– Learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship with a representative that will present at our special information session! The session will take place on Tuesday, April 18 at HG Room 1030. Presentation starts at 6:00 PM and light refreshments will be provided. Please register in advance!

*UPCOMING DEADLINE* Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior transfer interested in applying for scholarships? Do you want to gain valuable leadership skills? Apply to become a mentee in the Peer Scholars Program within the UCI Scholarship Opportunities Program!

The program takes places rom late Spring Quarter and throughout Summer 2017.

Please submit your mentee application in EEE by May 10, 2017 at noon!

Spring 2017 Walk-In Hours: Thursdays 1:00pm-2:00pm. Location: Ayala Science Library, 1st Floor in the Writing Center. Please check in at the front desk.

Advising Appointments: If you would like to make a personalized appointment to learn more about prestigious scholarships, please read http://scholars.uci.edu/advising-appointments/. Complete the Prospective Scholarship Winner Information Form and please email sklrship@uci.edu to set up an appointment.

Check out our blog, Q & A’s with Scholarship Winners.

Hope to see you soon!


Campus as a Living Lab Program

April 10, 2017

The Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) internship program offers a unique opportunity for students to became sustainable leaders on campus, while preparing for the green sector careers of the future. Students participate in a year-long internship, along with a year-long class (1 unit per quarter) that introduces sustainability concepts and theories and how they can be applied to our most pressing environmental, social, and economic challenges. For more information, click here. Applications are open until May 8

Student Life & Leadership Internship Application

April 10, 2017

Applications for an internship position with Student Life & Leadership for the 2017-18 academic year are now open! To learn more about the internships for you can apply for, click here. Applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m., Friday, April 21.

UCI Student Housing

April 10, 2017

UCI Student Housing is hiring! To learn more about the student staff positions available and their deadlines to apply, click here.

CHP Awards for Graduating Seniors

April 10, 2017

Graduating seniors (fall 2016, winter 2017, spring 2017, and summer 2017) are eligible to apply for two awards conferred by the CHP:

  • UCI Libraries’ Nellie Ansley Reeves & CHP Research/Thesis Award recognizes outstanding honors thesis projects by graduating seniors. Up to four $250 awards will be given. For more information and to apply, please click here. Deadline: May 8
  • The McWilliams Renaissance Award recognizes one honors students who demonstrates a passion for learning (not restricted to academic fields), expertise in a number of different areas, and universal curiosity. For more information, please click here. Deadline: May 15

UROP Symposium Call for Abstracts

April 10, 2017

The 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held Saturday, May 20 in the UCI Student Center. We encourage you to make a presentation at the Symposium or to attend and learn about the research endeavors of your fellow undergraduates. The Presentation & Abstraction Submission Form is due by Monday, April 24, 2017. For more details on how to prepare an abstract, please review the Abstract Guidelines or attend UROP’s Prepare for Symposium Workshop on Wednesday, April 19.

UCI Care-a-thon

April 10, 2017

Come to UCI’s largest annual dance marathon, hosted by the UCI Student Alumni Association, for a great cause! Care-a-thon raises money for premature babies at the UCI Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). 100% of the funds raised goes directly to helping babies. If you don’t like dancing, come anyway! We’ll have free food, free t-shirts and other goodies, an instaworthy photobooth, dance crew performances, and much more! To attend the event, we ask that you fundraise $25. If that didn’t sell you, please considering donating any amount to the cause!

When: Thursday, April 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Where: UCI Bren Center
How: Register as a fundraiser to attend the event or make a donation here.

Giving Day

April 10, 2017

On April 12, members of the UCI community will join together for an extraordinary day of giving back. Giving Day, a 24-hour giving campaign, is a chance for Anteaters everywhere to come together to show their pride and provide essential funding to support students and shape UCI.  A gift to the CHP on Giving Day will be matched by donors, so every little bit helps!  Even $5 will make a difference for current and future CHP students.  Mark your calendar and make your gift on 4-12-17 at http://bit.ly/chpgivingday.  Thank you!

CHP Yearbook: Submit your Photos and Messages EXTENDED 4/14

April 10, 2017

The Yearbook wants your photos! We would love to feature you and your CHP friends and honors hall-mates, so please submit photos of happenings at CHP events or in CHP housing at https://scout.eee.uci.edu/s/CHPYearbook2017

Seniors, don’t forget to submit a senior message! The next time that you are hanging out in the Locus, fill out a message form and drop it in the Yearbook Planetary Box. You may also submit a senior message online at: https://scout.eee.uci.edu/s/YearbookSeniorMessages

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