Committee History.

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Work (CURCW) Committee was established as a University-Wide Advisory Committee on 1 April 2016 and convened on 27 April 2016 to provide an institutional framework for the voluntary work of a dedicated group of faculty and administrators that began December 2015.

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Work (CURCW) was renamed to The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (CURCA) on 14 November 2016.

Committee Meetings (Fall 2016).
  • 04/19/2016, 07:30 - 08:30, Faculty Center (agenda)
  • 05/10/2016, 10:00 - 11:00, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 07/26/2016, 14:00 - 15:00, Faculty Center (agenda)
  • 09/06/2016, 14:00 - 15:00, 09/08/2016, 11:00 - 12:00,¬†Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 09/19/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, 09/22/2016, 16:00 - 17:00, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 10/03/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, 10/06/2016, 16:00 - 17:00, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 10/24/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 11/07/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, 11/10/2016, 16:00 - 17:00, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 11/14/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, 11/17/2016, 16:00 - 17:00, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 11/21/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 12/05/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 12/12/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 12/19/2016, 12:30 - 13:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • 12/22/2016, 11:00 - 14:00, Wilson 202 (agenda, slides, minutes)
Committee Meetings (Spring 2017).
Committee Meetings (Fall 2017).
  • We 08/30/2017, 14:00 - 15:00, Wilson 202 (agenda, minutes)
  • Fr 09/08/2017, 12:30 - 13:30, Wilson 203 (agenda, minutes)
  • Fr 09/15/2017, 11:30 - 12:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • Fr 09/29/2017, 11:30 - 12:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • Fr 10/13/2017, 11:30 - 12:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • Fr 10/20/2017, 11:30 - 12:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • Fr 11/03/2017, 11:30 - 12:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
  • Fr 11/17/2017, 11:30 - 12:30, Nettie Stevens 3rd Floor (agenda, minutes)
  • Fr 12/08/2017, 11:30 - 12:30, Faculty Center (agenda, minutes)
Committee Charge.

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Committee is charged with making recommendations regarding the establishment of the Center and to advise on the following areas: programming models for supporting and improving undergraduate research, processes for the distribution of resources in implementing that support, and necessary facilities and technology. The committee will also have the ongoing responsibility of advising the administration on issues related the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. The committee will actively seek input from the campus community in formulating recommendations and will communicate with the campus on a regular basis through the posting of recommendations.

Committee Members.
  • Carsten Braun (Geography and Regional Planning, chair)
  • Louann D'Angelo (Faculty Grants and Sponsored Programs)
  • Marcus DiBacco (SGA)
  • Corinne Ebbs (Library)
  • Michael Filas (English)
  • Brian Jennings (Mathematics)
  • Sonya Lawson (Music)
  • Nora Padykula (Social Work)
  • Diane Prusank (Office of the President)
  • Thomas Raffensperger (Dean of Academic Information Services)
  • Christina Swaiden (Interim Dean of Undergraduate Studies)
  • Robin White (Biology, secretary)
Faculty Alternates.
  • John McDonald (Environmental Science)
  • Hillary Sackett (Economics and Management)