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Undergraduate Resources

Advancing Diversity in Aging Research (ADAR)

The UC Davis ADAR Program aims to increase the diversity of undergraduate students that pursue advanced degrees and research careers in aging-related areas.

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Advancing Diversity in Aging Research-Honors (ADAR-Honors)

The UC Davis ADAR-Honors Program supports diverse upper division undergraduate students who plan to pursue advanced degrees and research careers in aging-related areas.

Visit the ADAR-Honors website


Advancing Diversity in Neuroscience Research (ADNR) 

The UC Davis ADNR Program aims to increase the diversity of undergraduate students that pursue advanced degrees and research careers in neuroscience.

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Advancing Diversity in Neuroscience Research-Honors (ADNR-Honors) 

The UC Davis ADNR-Honors Program supports diverse upper division undergraduate students who plan to pursue advanced degrees and research careers in neuroscience.

Visit the ADNR-Honors website


Accelerating Success by Providing Intensive Research Experience (ASPIRE) 

The ASPIRE undergraduate honors research program offers a select group of UC Davis undergraduate students a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience conducting research under the mentorship of world-renowned UC Davis faculty.

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Biology Undergraduate Scholars Program (BUSP)

Established in 1988, the Biology Undergraduate Scholars Program (BUSP) is supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health-Initiative for Maximizing Student Development. BUSP promotes the academic and professional success of diverse lower division students who are interested in biology. BUSP takes a comprehensive approach to increasing student success by providing academic enrichment, personal support, and research experience as early as the sophomore year.

Visit the BUSP website


CBS Aggie Tutorial Farm

Explore interdisciplinary tutorial resources curated by UC Davis students, faculty and staff from the College of Biological Sciences.  Use these resources to sharpen your skills or to learn something completely new. 

Visit the CBS Aggie Tutorial Farm


CourseLingo

Supplement your understanding of important terms and concepts used in your coursework. Use our search tool to look up a term by name, discipline, language, or course code to read or listen to the explanation in any of our offered languages. 

Visit the CourseLingo website


Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE)

The UC Davis CURE Program addresses the pressing need for a diverse cancer research community that reflects the nation’s heterogeneity, and is sensitive to the significant disparities in cancer health across diverse populations.

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Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs)

Course-based undergraduate research experiences (CURE) invite whole classes of undergraduates to address a research question or problem that is of real interest to the instructor teaching the course or the broader disciplinary research community. These special seminars provide students a special opportunity to make relevant discoveries, engage in iterative work, receive impactful mentorship, and share research results with stakeholders.

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Educational Enrichment and Outreach Program (EEOP)

The Educational Enrichment and Outreach Program (EEOP) is an umbrella for several initiatives that support undergraduate academic achievement and undergraduate research in the life sciences. Students from underrepresented groups gain access to research opportunities and academic support through many lower- and upper-division resources administered by EEOP. 

Visit the EEOP website


Internship and Career Center

The Internship and Career Center (ICC) equips UC Davis Aggies with the professional knowledge, skills, and connections to thrive as they launch their career journeys.

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Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC)

The overall goal of the University of California at Davis Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) is to increase the number of talented underrepresented, disadvantaged and disabled students who become leaders in areas relevant to biomedical and behavioral research.

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Undergraduate Research Center

The Undergraduate Research Center (URC) encourages and facilitates research opportunities for UC Davis undergraduates in all majors and class levels. We offer awards and activities to support undergraduate research across the university. The URC promotes research as a high impact student experience to enhance readiness to succeed in future careers.  Explore our site to discover how to find an undergraduate research position and excel in the experience.

Visit the URC website