October 1, 2014 by Claudia Scholz
Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Mentoring (PURM), an e-journal out of Elon University, will publish a special issue on Inclusion of Students from Historically Underrepresented Groups in Undergraduate Research in Fall 2015. Submissions are due no later than March 2015.
We invite pieces from students, faculty, and administrators that delve into the challenges and the innovations on your campus and in your experience. Collaboration with students on manuscripts is strongly encouraged. Topics might include
• How faculty members can invite and support students from historically underrepresented groups to participate in their own ongoing research agendas.
• Best practices for sustaining participation in undergraduate research for students from underrepresented groups.
• How faculty and students overcome the perceived and institutional boundaries that might impact access to undergraduate research for certain populations.
• How institutions can support, encourage, and recognize engaged learning in the form of undergraduate research for students from historically underrepresented groups.