The Undergraduate Research Scholars program is now accepting applications for rising sophomores. URS is a two-semester course in which students do hands-on research or creative work under the guidance of a UW faculty or staff mentor. Each student works on the current project of a mentor who is advancing the frontiers of knowledge or creative practice. Students also participate in a weekly seminar to explore influences of research and creative work in society.
Professor John Zumbrunnen, is making headlines as the new faculty director of Chadbourne Residential College. In support of the Wisconsin Idea, Zumbrunnen adamantly upholds that “Residential learning communities like CRC help students see connections between their academic lives, their extracurricular lives and their personal lives.” Read here to learn more about this down to earth professor and how he feels about the importance of the Wisconsin Idea and a liberal arts education.
Our own professor Andrew Kydd is conducting a survey on the topic of North and South Korea and the possibility of U.S.-Chinese cooperation over Korean unification. He is trying to get as much participation from interested political science students as possible, so please consider taking the survey.
A letter of invitation is attached. InvitationLetter
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