Eastern Michigan University empowers student-faculty collaboration with Undergraduate Symposium Research Fellow Awards

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YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University continues to champion research by honoring 18 students and 18 faculty members with the Undergraduate Symposium Research Fellow (SURF) awards. These grants foster research beyond the classroom and empower recipients to participate in Eastern’s Undergraduate Symposium.

The SURF awards demonstrate EMU's commitment to promoting collaborative partnerships between undergraduate students and faculty mentors. The $1,000 awards provide a platform for students and faculty to engage in hands-on research and creative scholarly projects of mutual interest.

Since the program’s inception, donors have supported 253 distinctive projects. Visit the SURF awardee page to learn more about this year’s student and faculty honorees.


About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 13,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and its graduate school. National publications regularly recognize EMU for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. Visit the University’s rankings and points of pride websites to learn more. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website. To stay up to date on University news, activities and announcements, visit EMU Today.

April 18, 2024

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