Research Cultures and Mentoring Models
9:00-10:00 AM | MSC 2500
This panel will give graduate students, faculty, and administrators the opportunity to hear perspectives from various research groups at Texas A&M and will offer different approaches to mentoring undergraduates in research environments. Discussion topics include: how research culture affects mentorship models, team-based mentorship programs, and discipline-specific strategies for effective communication and conflict resolution.
Successful Integration of Undergraduates into Your Research Community
10:00-11:00 AM | MSC 2501
This panel will provide graduate students and faculty with practical strategies for effectively incorporating and utilizing undergraduates in a research environment. You will discuss how successful integration of undergraduates can do the following: create new knowledge, progress your own research, and increase collaboration in your research environment.
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
LAUNCH: UGR Getting Started in Research Workshops
1:00-1:30 PM and 2:00-2:30 PM (identical sessions) | MSC 2500
For any undergraduate interested in research, this workshop will provide an overview of research at Texas A&M, information on how to get started, and advice from current undergraduate researchers!
Want to participate in undergraduate research but don’t know where to begin? This workshop will teach you about strategies for finding a faculty mentor, expectations for student researchers, and the various ways you can get involved with undergraduate research. No matter what your major is, you can find paid and unpaid research opportunities at all times of the year, both on-campus and abroad.
Team vs. Individual Research Environments
1:00-1:30 PM and 2:00-2:30 PM (identical sessions) | MSC 2501
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Research Opportunities Informational
1:30-2:00 PM and 2:30-3:00 PM (identical sessions) | MSC 2502
Staff from various departments and programs will provide resources for finding research positions at Texas A&M as well as give an overview of available research opportunities.