The Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research (SPUR) is a student organization whose mission is to introduce students to scholarly inquiry by engaging them in the research process and facilitating the discovery of new knowledge through mentorship and collaboration. The aims of the group are:
SPUR is made possible by a dedicated team of officers, administrative and office assistants, and faculty. The Board of Officers plans and organizes all events hosted by SPUR. Each officer conducts research in a different field, but all are united by a commitment to spreading undergraduate involvement in academia beyond the classroom.
President: Sarah Whelan
Vice President: Jay Van Doorn
Public Relations: Tamas Nagy
SPUR is located at 211 Funkhouser and can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year, the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research intends to recognize an outstanding faculty member at UK who has shown dedicated commitment to undergraduate research. The 1st Annual SPUR Award was given at the 3rd Annual Showcase for Undergraduate Scholars in the spring of 2008.
All SPUR activities are made possible by our generous donors. All donors will be credited as sponsors on our website and at the Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. Please contact us to make your donation.
SPUR welcomes donations from: