Submit your undergraduate research to the IU Journal of Undergraduate Research (IUJUR)

IUJUR is currently accepting submissions for Volume II. Students conducting undergraduate research in any discipline are encouraged to submit a full-length manuscript, research snapshot, or abstract. Authors who submit by December 1 will receive extensive feedback from our student editorial board and will be allowed to revise and resubmit before our final deadline of February 8, 2016.


For more information regarding submission guidelines, manuscript resources, and the submission process, please visit . Alternatively, please feel free to contact us by email at


Thanks so much, and we wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving break.




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Department of Defense scholarship opportunity (deadline 12/1/15)

Apply now for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Defense Scholarship for Service Program (SMART).


The SMART Scholarship for Service Program will pay for all educational expenses for a Bachelor’s, Master’s. or Ph.D. program, and then provide scholars unique opportunities to work as research scientists or engineers on cutting edge technology in world class Department of Defense facilities.

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University of Washington Environmental Health Summer Research Program

Dates: June 20 – August 19,  2016, in Seattle, WA
Stipend: $5,200
Application Deadline: February 1,

The UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP) is a funded, 10 -week summer experience for undergraduates with an interest in environmental health sciences. EHREP provides students with hands on experience in laboratories of leading researchers, introduces them to key environmental and occupational health issues while offering research exposure that will help them become competitive for graduate school.  Students will work full-time under the supervision of a faculty mentor and will receive a stipend of $5,200.

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Some of your classmates’ all-time favorite IU classes

Indiana University Undergraduate BioBlog

Just for fun, the Biology advisors have started an informal survey in our office:

What is your all-time favorite class at IU so far (with professor name, if you remember)?

If you like, stop by Jordan A 115 and fill out a white slip with your own recommendation!

Here are the answers we’ve gotten so far (in alphabetical order). You might want to consider taking one of these! (Be sure to check whether you have the prerequisites before enrolling.) We’ll try to update this list on the blog every now and then.

AMST-A 399Advanced Topics in Social and Historical Studies for American Studies with topic: Rock, Hip-Hop, and Revolution, with Michael McGerr

ANTH-B 200 Bioanthropology

Biochemistry with Jill Patterson [sorry, we can’t figure out which class number the person meant, but they said Prof. Patterson makes the class super interesting]

BIOL-L 111 Foundations of Biology: Diversity, Evolution, Ecology with Spencer…

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Looking for a good laugh?

This Wednesday November 4th GlobeMed at IU is partnering with Backdoor Comedy, The University tWits, and Rob Sherrell to bring to you Comedy for Cambodia! This year GlobeMed at IU is raising funds to help provide water filters to rural families in Siem Reap, Cambodia who don’t have access to clean water. These water filters help prevent water-borne diseases, which is still a huge issue in Cambodia. Doors open at 6:30 PM show runs until 9 PM with the best acts in town! Hodge Hall 111! Bring your friends and don’t forget!

Suggested donation: $5