Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program
Aug. 25, 2020—The seventh annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8. This year’s event will be virtual, complete with presenters, breakout sessions and a chance to safely and responsibly interact with students, faculty and staff from across campus.
Apr. 20, 2020—Many Vanderbilt non-academic programs, camps and special events are being canceled for summer 2020 to protect the health and safety of the community during the coronavirus outbreak.
Dec. 4, 2019—Applications are now open for the summer 2020 cycle of the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program, which provides awards of $5,000–$6,000 to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors engaged in 10 weeks of full-time research with a Vanderbilt faculty member. Students can use their VUSRP experience to satisfy Immersion Vanderbilt.
Sep. 20, 2017—The fourth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair was a successful showcase of 147 student poster presentations, with more than 300 faculty, students, staff and community members in attendance.
Aug. 31, 2017—The fourth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is set for Sept. 14 at the Student Life Center.
Oct. 26, 2016—With more than 140 poster presentations, the fair experienced a 40 percent increase in student presentations from the previous year. In addition, more than 330 Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and community members were in attendance.
Sep. 9, 2016—The event, to be held at the Student Life Center, will showcase universitywide, interdisciplinary student work through poster presentations and panel discussions. All Vanderbilt community members are encouraged to attend.
Aug. 29, 2016—The third annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 22. The event will showcase universitywide, interdisciplinary student research through poster presentations and information sessions.
Aug. 13, 2014—The Office of Honor Scholarships and Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program are hosting Vanderbilt’s first university-wide, interdisciplinary undergraduate poster session.
May. 6, 2014—According to a 2013 survey of graduating seniors, more than half did faculty-guided or independent research during their Vanderbilt careers. Read about five students for whom research has helped shape their undergraduate years.
Apr. 29, 2014—The Littlejohn Family Undergraduate Research Program enables Arts and Science undergraduates to conduct original research alongside faculty fellows.
May. 12, 2010— Two Vanderbilt University undergraduates had the rare opportunity to present their research findings on the influence of patronage on presidential appointments and government performance at the 2010 Midwest Political Science Association Conference.