February 21, 2013
Amy Deveau, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry, was elected to a three-year term (June 2013-June 2016) as a councilor in the Chemistry Division of the Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR). Founded in 1978, CUR is a national organization of individual and institutional members representing over 900 colleges and universities, whose mission is "to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.”
CUR is governed by a Council, which is elected by the members of each of its eight disciplinary divisions, one at-large division, and a division for undergraduate research program directors. Councilors are involved in creating policies to advance CUR's mission, among other responsibilities. CUR hosts an undergraduate research poster session on Capitol Hill, produces a quarterly journal, and provides special institutes on undergraduate research and faculty development as well as a bi-annual national conference.