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Undergraduate Research Center

About SOAR

Student Organization for the Advancement of Research

What is SOAR? 

A new student organization comprised of undergraduate students who are committed to developing and sustaining an active and successful undergraduate research environment at MTSU.

SOAR’s Mission

To enhance student’s research capacity through increased awareness, collaboration and skill building.

Why Join?  

  • SOAR will enhance a student’s research capacity through increased awareness, collaboration and skill building by offering workshops and trainings to fulfill the needs of undergraduate researchers.
  • SOAR will assist students in the preparation of poster presentations and development of abstracts to increase conference presence on a national level, encourage students to attend the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, and facilitate travel preparations.
  • SOAR will provide peer mentoring to students new to undergraduate research.

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Need help or have additional questions about SOAR? 
Contact Jamie.Burriss@mtsu.edu

SOAR News and Upcoming Events

  • SOAR Luncheon and Business Meeting – September 12, 2023 from 11:00am-12:00pm ; STU Gallery Room
  • SOAR Luncheon and Business Meeting – January 31, 2024 from 12:30-1:30pm; STU Gallery Room

Learn more about URECA

Contact Us

Undergraduate Research Center
Jamie Burriss, Ph.D.
Program Manager
(615) 494-7669 
Jamie.Burriss@mtsu.edu

urc.mtsu.edu