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Spring 2015 Workshops

Developing Research Skills Series, Part 2

  • Wednesday, February 11, 5 p.m., Kellas 101
    Is that Plagiarism? A Student's Guide to Citation, Resources and Honor in Writing

    Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, Director of the College Writing Center
  • Wednesday, February 25, 6 p.m., Library Classroom (Crumb 107)
    Innovative Techniques for Efficient Online Research

    Nancy Alzo, Campus Libraries
  • Monday, February 23, 7 p.m., Kellas 101
    Designing a Research Poster for the Natural Sciences

    Dr. Christopher Kelson, Geology
  • Tuesday, March 24, 6 p.m., Kellas 101
    Designing a Research Poster for the Social Sciences/Professional Studies

    Dr. Patricia Anafi, Community Health
  • Wednesday, March 25, 6 p.m., Kellas 101
    Designing a Research Poster for the Arts & Humanities

    Charles Lederer, Center for Student Research Intern
  • Wednesday, April 1, 4 p.m., 102 MacVicar Hall
    Presenting Research Findings at a Professional Meeting

    Dr. Kelly Bonnar, Director for the Center of Student Research

Applying for Research Funding Workshops

  • Wednesday, February 25, 4 p.m., 102 MacVicar Hall
    Becoming a Frederick B. Kilmer Undergraduate Summer Research Fellow

    Dr. Kelly Bonnar, Director of the Center for Student Research
  • Monday, April 13 @ 4p.m.
    Kilmer Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Application Made Easy

    Dr. Kelly Bonnar, Director of the Center for Student Research

Grant Application Deadlines

Travel Awards

  • Rolling deadline; applications accepted as funds are available

Frederick B. Kilmer Undergraduate Research Programs

  • Kilmer Connections - Wednesday, February 17, 2015 @ 5 p.m.
  • Summer Research Fellowship - Friday, March 13, 2015 @ 5 p.m.
  • 2015/2016 Research Apprenticeships- Friday, April 24, 2015 @ 5 p.m.
    Schedule of Workshops & Grant Application Deadlines*

For more information about these workshops or other opportunities available at the CSR, please email cur@potsdam.edu, call x2051, or stop by 102 MacVicar Hall.

Frederick B. Kilmer Undergraduate Research Grant Recipients

Summer 2014

  • Amanda Blackburn, Biology, Faculty mentor: Dr. Glenn Johnson
  • Kate Grisi, Geology, Faculty mentor: Dr. Michael Rygel
  • Charlotte Klatt, Anthropology, Faculty mentor:  Dr. Karen Johnson-Weiner
  • Michelle Marks, Modern Languages, Faculty mentor: Dr. Lora Lunt
  • Daniel Mertzlufft, Music, Faculty mentor: Professor Donald George
  • Kaylie Streit, Music, Dr. Sarah Hersh

Spring 2014

  • Kristara Bly, Archaeology, Mentor: Dr. Kruczek-Aron
  • Stephanie Bub, Politics, Mentor: Dr. Hinkley
  • Alissa Hitchman, Business Administration, Mentor: Dr. Hossain
  • David Matthews, Biology, Mentor: Dr. Trybula
  • Cassandra McNitt, Biology, Mentor: Dr. Trybula
  • Stephanie Petty, Archaeological Studies, Mentor: Dr. Kruczek-Aron
  • Susan Rosello, Theatre & Dance, Mentor: Dr. Sussman
  • Michael Reynolds, Biology, Mentor: Dr. Johnson
  • William Zeno, Music Education, Mentor: Dr. George

In the News

Two students, Veronica Lavia and Eric Martell, with Professor Donald George, traveled to Albany to present their undergraduate research at the SUNY Innovative Exploration Forum held on April 1st, 2014. Veronica Lavia is a Kilmer Undergraduate Research Apprentice and Eric Martel is a Presidential Scholar. More information about their experience can be found online.

Six SUNY Potsdam Students will present at the Upstate NY Undergraduate Research Conference, Fall 2013, St. Lawrence University

  • Robert Hinkley (mentor), Phillip Paige (student)
  • Kelly Bonnar (mentor), Jessica Helfter (student)
  • Lora Lunt (mentor), Chelsey Smith (student)
  • Donald George (mentor), Veronica Lavia (student)
  • William Romney (mentor), Magenta Miller, Mark Seiling, Robert Curtis (students)
Congratulations students and mentors!