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Undergrad Scholars Get Taste of Advanced Research

August 16, 2017

Gregory B. Carey, PhD, (fourth from right, front row) stands with UM Scholars at a recent Student Research Forum. Carey oversees the program in which undergraduate students are paired up with mentors and conduct graduate-level research.

Learning opportunities in a lab are just part of the UM Scholars Program, which provides University of Maryland, College Park math, science, and engineering students with exposure to graduate-level research while they spend the summer with University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) physicians and University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty on mentored research projects that advance disease and diagnosis treatment.

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