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Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center

University of Wisconsin-Superior

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Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

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The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)

SURF is a unique and important opportunity for undergraduates to focus on a research, scholarly, or creative activity with a UW Superior faculty or staff mentor. For the summer of 2015, the Chancellor and UW Superior Foundation will sponsor ten (10) projects. Students will earn a stipend of $3,500 over a 10 week period of approved activity and mentors will receive $1,000 for time spent in weekly supervision/mentoring. Faculty and staff involved as mentors in 2014 may not sponsor a fellow in 2015 and are asked to participate in the submission review process.

Call for Proposals

Application Guidelines

  • March 9, 3:00 PM - Deadline to submit SURF proposals to the URSCA office
  • April 14, 2015 - SURF recipients announced at the UW - Superior Day of Celebration Reception


2014 SURF Recipients

  • Joe Ripley, Investigating the Causes of Low Dissolved Oxygen Concentration in Pokegama Bay; Mentor: Dr. Shon Schooler
  • Benjamin Olson, Evaluating the Water Quality of Faxon Creek, Identifying the Sources of Contamination, and Assessing the Potential Threat to Superior Bay; Mentor: Dr. William Bajjali
  • Jordin Gegare, Walk on the Wild Side: A New Historicism Exploration of Kipling's 'The Jungle Book'; Mentor: Dr. Hilary Fezzey
  • Jami Konkler, Gender and Rhetorical Voice: A Study of UW-Superior Student Writers, 1920-2007; Mentor: Dr. Jamie White-Farnham
  • Augustin Tegaboue Tchouassi, Identifying Highbush Cranberry Fruit Extract Components with Antiviral Properties; Mentor: Dr. James Lane
  • Chris Anderson, Domain Coloring; Mentor: Dr. Chad Scott
  • Randy Bender, Constitutional Democracy and Comparative Law: A Look at United States Diplomacy in Japan; Mentor: Dr. Maria Stalzer Wyant Cuzzo
  • Daniel Paulson, Experiments with Native Clays; Mentor: Mike Miguire
  • Mariel Santos, You are Brave; Mentor: Tim Cleary
  • Kang Her, Students of Color at UWS: Effectiveness of Peer Mentoring Program; Mentor: Dr. Lynn Amerman Goerdt

2014 SURF Report

2013 SURF Report

2012 SURF Report

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