Laura Behling

Significant Questions and Challenges in Mentoring Undergraduate Research

What are the significant questions and challenges in mentoring undergraduate research? We asked participants in the Center’s research seminar on Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research to share the pressing questions they’re identifying. Those questions include: What are the salient characteristics and boundaries …


Brad Wuetherick

Scaling Undergraduate Research Access and Success

What can faculty mentors and institutions do to scale access to and student success in undergraduate research? We asked participants in the Center’s research seminar on Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research to share strategies for extending access and success. The scholars emphasize that: Acknowledging …



A team of interactive media students arrive on location in Costa Rica

Diverse Contexts of Mentoring

by Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler In the recent AAC&U symposium entitled, America’s Global Future:  Are College Students Prepared?, presenters and participants grappled with such difficult questions as “What do our students need from their college studies to contribute and thrive in a 21st-century …


CUR/ISSOTL Poster

Mentoring Undergraduate Research: Supporting Faculty Mentors across their Career Development

How can undergraduate research programs, teaching and learning centers, and other university programs support faculty mentors of undergraduate research across faculty career stages? We asked participants in the Center’s research seminar on Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research  to share strategies for …