RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)
RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)

News and Events


Back Row: Jordan Smink, Jessica Brown, Marsalis Smith, Lloyd Mack, Mycah Sewell
Front Row: Kris Wild, Sarah Ruiz, Armando Corona


Left to Right:  Sarah Ruiz, Jordan Smink, Carlisha Hall, Catheryn Wilson, Robert Lamb, Marsalis Smith, Armando Corona, Caleb Stubbs, Christopher Long, Alex Foster



Read about UNCP-RISE Fellow Marcus Sherman and his success in undergraduate research and presentation at ABRCMS. Click Here.

Read about Dr. Ben Bahr and his work with the Army to conduct research on Traumatic Brain Injury. Click Here.



Biology Seminar Series

Tuesdays 2-3pm during Spring semester, Thomas Assembly Room, in the Museum of the Southeast American Indian  (located in Old Main, Room 102).
To view the current Biology Seminar Schedule (2015) Click Here.
*For more information on the location each week, please contact the RISE Office (910) 775-4428.




End-of-Summer Research Poster Presentation Session
UNC, Pembroke, NC



Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Location Varies Each Year



Seeding Postdoctoral Innovators in Research and Education (SPIRE)
Distinguished Scholar Speakers Series
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
Location Varies Each Year

Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR)



Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB)  
Location Varies Each Year



Symposium for Young Neuroscientists And Professors of the SouthEast (SYNAPSE)
Location Varies Each Year



Pembroke Undergraduate Research Center (PURC) Symposium
University of North Carolina, Pembroke

North Carolina Academy of Science (NCAS) www.ncacadsci.org
Location Varies Each Year



Important Dates

  • Application Deadline for RISE Fellowships: Every March
  • Application Deadline for RISE Summer-Only Research Fellowships:  Every April



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