Faculty & Other Mentors
URSA has funds to support faculty members, post doctoral students and graduate students participating in or preparing for mentoring undergraduate students in research or creative projects. In fall 2013 semester URSA awarded $25,953 to mentors.
Boiler Plate: Culture of Undergraduate Research at UAF
Faculty members submitting grant proposals that include an undergraduate research component may find it useful to use all or part of this boiler plate document in their proposals. This document is updated each semester, but it should be read carefully prior to inclusion in a proposal; one may wish to add personal data.
Click on the link below to open the document:
Council On Undergraduate Research
The mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.
First Year Experience (FYE) Seminars
Request For Proposals
All UAF faculty members are invited to prepare and submit a proposal for an FYE Seminar for fall 2014 and earn salary supplements for course preparation and delivery. FYE Seminars provide an unparalleled opportunity for faculty members and small groups of students to explore together a thought-provoking scholarly topic.
Click on these links to open the Request for Proposals and the writable pdf FYE Seminar Proposal form. Please send proposals to your Dean by January 16, 2014 and put "FYE Seminar" in the subject line. Proposals will be ranked by Deans and their recommendations sent to the Dean of General Studies. Faculty will be informed of seminar selections by January 31, 2014.
To view previously developed syllabi for FYE Seminars, click on one or more of the seminar titles below.
Sample FYE Seminar Syllabi
Fact or Fishin': Critical Thinking in Fisheries Management
Change Your Story -- Change Your Life
Banned! Challenges to Intellectual Freedom
Your Mind and How to Use it
There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom
The Garden and the Wasteland
The Pursuit of Happiness
The Hunger Games
Running with the Devil: The History of Evil & the Supernatural in Music