Registration for the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference is open through March 1. Faculty members are encouraged to urge students to participate.
Since URC was launched in 2000, faculty mentor participation has gone from 83 to 315 in 2012. Student presenters have risen from 159 to 1,139. For those who are debating whether to become a faculty mentor, here are the top 10 reasons for doing so:
1. Nearly 96 percent of participating students say the URC had a positive impact on their academic experience.