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Topic: UTRA

Full-time UTRAs will come with a $4,000 stipend, a slight increase from past years. The new, teaching-focused UTRAs will be shorter term and will come with a $2,000 stipend, plus an additional $1,000 for students with higher demonstrated financial need.

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Brown works to expand, increase summer UTRA options

April 22, 2020 0 comments

The University plans to offer new options for summer Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards in light of ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. It will also allow current applicants to modify their plans. 

Uncertain future challenges researchers, students working away from Brown

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Uncertain future challenges researchers, students working away from Brown

April 1, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Academia in Flux: Consequences of COVID-19

Following the University’s instruction to shut down all non-essential research in laboratories by March 18 — by which time most students had relocated off-campus — it became apparent that remote work would become the new normal for millions of people around the world. 

Oludurotimi Adetunji, Associate Dean of the college for undergraduate research and inclusive science, said faculty feedback prompted the change.

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UTRA program to cover research costs

September 24, 2018 0 comments

At the annual Summer Research Symposium in August, hundreds of students presented their work on topics from archeology to biomedical engineering, and roughly 85 percent of the presenters received Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards grants for their work.

Students receive funding to gain experience through summer research

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Students receive funding to gain experience through summer research

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Each year, Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards provide students with funding to conduct research with a University faculty member.

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Papendorp ’17: Unpaid research excludes low-income students

September 16, 2016 1 comment

Though the percentage of students from historically underrepresented groups increased 4 percent in 12 years, the percent of HUG STEM concentrators has been constant.