Applications are now being accepted for a new training program promoting excellence in undergraduate teaching and professional development. A $500 stipend will be awarded to 12 graduate students.
Undergraduate Journal Call for Submissions
The editorial team seeks submissions from undergraduates for Volume 3 of Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research, which is a refereed, multi-disciplinary, online undergraduate journal open to all undergraduate students in the U.S. and across the globe. The journal is dedicated to publishing the intellectual and reflective work by undergraduates on service learning, community-based research, and all related curriculum- and/or research-based public community engagement activities. The editorial team encourages undergraduates to pursue their own intellectual projects and to join the academic conversation. The journal will publish undergraduate research that advances knowledge in service learning, community-based research, and all related curriculum- and/or research-based public community engagement activities. All manuscripts will go through a review process. Journal editors invite submissions in six categories:
• Reflective Essays Analytical Essays
• Research done in partnership with a community organization in the form given to that organization, accompanied by a short, reflective essay
• Research Articles Open Category
• Responses to previously published articles
For detailed information about the journal’s content and submission guidelines, visit website at http://www.bk.psu.edu/Academics/journal.htm. Please review all web pages related to the Journal (Submission Guidelines, Categories for Submission, Review Process and Research Ethics) before submitting your work or sending inquiries to the editor.
Submissions for Volume 3 will be accepted from April 1, 2014 through June 15, 2014. Please direct all inquiries and questions to the editor, Jill K. Burk, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Detroit Community Based Research Program, May-Aug. 2014
Applications are being accepted for the Detroit Community Based Research Program CBRP). CBRP is for students who want to live and work in Detroit, have a passion for community issues, and are interested in conducting research. Housing* will be located at Wayne State University and students will receive a $3,500 stipend. The program dates will run May 31-August 9. Students in the program will participate in the following ways:
- Be placed in a community organization in Detroit
- Work for 35 hours/week on a research project designed with your community partner
- Attend seminars to develop skills for working in a community setting
- Learning about the role of research in social justice and advocacy
- Blog about their experiences
For for information, contact the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) at www.uropcbrp.com.
*Housing assistance available based on demonstrated financial need.