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Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research

July 21-22, 2021
Virtual Conference

ICUR 2021 is a Wrap!

Thank you to all the student researchers, mentors, research supervisors, and our guests for participating in ICUR 2021. The event included Student Lightning Talks, Paired Research Talks, 200+ posters, and an inspiring closing session. View the event site at: https://sites.google.com/boisestate.edu/icur2021/home

Check out highlights from ICUR 2021 below and please reach out if you have any questions or comments at studentresearch@boisestate.edu.

We can’t wait for next year!

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ICUR 2021 Welcome

The Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research kicked-off with a welcome from Boise State University President Dr. Marlene Tromp, Idaho State University President Mr. Kevin D. Satterlee, and University of Idaho President Dr. Scott Green.

Seven Talks | Three Minutes | Endless Possibilities

Student Lightning Talks

Undergraduate researchers from across the state shares their research projects in an exciting 3-minute pitch setting.

Student Researchers:

Audrey Howe | Biological Sciences | College of Southern Idaho

Colton Burr | Engineering | Northwest Nazarene University

Mackenzie Bennett | Anthropology | Boise State University

Marcus Emmen | Biological Sciences | College of Western Idaho

Rachel Hull | Health & Biological Sciences | Lewis-Clark State College

Tanner Badigian | Biological & Health Sciences | University of Idaho

Treyton Harris | Biological Sciences | Idaho State University

Two Mentor-Student Teams | Two Projects | All the Backstory

Paired Research Talks

Two pairs of faculty and student teams discussed their research projects and shared insights about their experiences.

The Teams:

Dr. Donna Calhoun + Hannah Spero – Boise State University

Dr. Jagdish Patel + Peik Lund – University of Idaho

TJ Bliss | Chief Program Officer | Idaho Department of Education

ICUR Closing Session

In our closing keynote address, Dr. TJ Bliss discusses the power of trust in building mentoring relationships.

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