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Marcus Fellowship Workshop for Students

The College Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) committee will be holding two workshops for students interested in applying for the Marcus Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship. These sessions will help students work on their applications. This opportunity is open to all students studying in Liberal and Creative Arts disciplines.

  • Zoom Workshop: Thursday, March 9, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., led by Professor Bridget Gelms
  • In-person Workshop: Tuesday, March 14, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in Marcus Hall 431, led by Professor Bridget Gelms

Marcus Fellowship Workshop for Students

The College Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) committee will be holding two workshops for students interested in applying for the Marcus Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship. These sessions will help students work on their applications. This opportunity is open to all students studying in Liberal and Creative Arts disciplines.

  • Zoom Workshop: Thursday, March 9, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., led by Professor Bridget Gelms
  • In-person Workshop: Tuesday, March 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Marcus Hall 431, led by Professor Bridget Gelms

15 LCA scholarships opportunities starting February 1

The College of Liberal & Creative Arts is happy to announce 15 LCA scholarships open for application beginning Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Follow the links for each scholarship to find out the criteria and application requirements. All scholarship funds are disbursed in fall and/or spring of the following academic year, 2023-24.

Applications are accepted online and must be submitted and complete (including reference letters) by 11:59 p.m. on April 3, 2023.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION: All LCA scholarships require one or more reference letters as a part of the application. All reference letters must be received, via AcademicWorks, no later than the application deadline in order for an application to be considered qualified and reviewed. This includes providing the reference name and email address. References should be notified by the applicant that letters need to be submitted through AcademicWorks no later than a week before the application deadline, to allow time to solve any potential issues. Applicants should check their AcademicWorks student portal to ensure that reference letters have been submitted before the application deadline, resending reference letter requests for letters not submitted. Applications that do not have the required reference letter by the deadline will not be reviewed and are not eligible for the scholarship.

View these and other scholarship opportunities on the LCA Scholarships page.

Fall 2022 Research Workshop Event

Don't miss this opportunity to attend a fun workshop and:

  • Get peer feedback on your final project.
  • See a few short presentations from other undergraduates working on independent research projects.
  • Find out more about resources and opportunities on campus with representatives from the Library and CURE (College Undergraduate Research Experience.)
  • Food and SWAG!
  • Play research BINGO!

Fall Advising Week

The College of Liberal & Creative Arts (LCA) is here to help you with your advising needs! During LCA Advising Week, November 14 – 18, all schools and departments in the College will hold advising events to help you prepare for spring 2023 registration. Take a look at the list of advising events by department below to see when and where to get advising in your major.

 

Introduction to Research

Please join us for CURE’s Introduction to Research Workshop. This interactive workshop is designed to help you think through what research is, how to formulate a productive research question, and how to select an appropriate method of conducting research.

The workshop will be led by Prof. Rebecca Eissler (Political Science) and Prof. Bridget Gelms (English). Please register to participate, Zoom information will be sent via email prior to the event. Please contact Prof. Gelms (bgelms@sfsu.edu) or Prof. Eissler (reissler@sfsu.edu) with questions.

Sponsored by the College Undergraduate Research Committee (CURE).

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How to Write an Abstract

Learn the fundamentals of how to write a good summary of your research so you can submit it to an undergraduate research conference. In this workshop you will learn, through hands on activities, how to summarize your research projects in a brief and clear format. Students from all social science, humanities, and creative arts disciplines welcome. If you have a particular research project already formulated, please have a hard or digital copy ready.

The workshop will be led by Professor Jenny Lederer form the Department of English Language and Literature. Please register to participate, Zoom information will be sent via email prior to the event. Please contact Dr. Lederer if you have questions (lederer@sfsu.edu).

Sponsored by the College Undergraduate Research Committee (CURE).

 

 

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Explore LCA Majors!

Undeclared? Thinking about changing majors? Looking for a minor? Join us on October 19 and explore the 21 departments and schools of the College of Liberal & Creative Arts:

Anthropology
Art
Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts
Cinema
Classics
Communication Studies
Comparative & World Literature
Creative Writing
Design
English Language and Literature
History
Humanities
International Relations
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Modern Languages & Literatures
Music
Philosophy
Political Science
Theatre & Dance
Women and Gender Studies

Meet faculty from our Liberal & Creative Arts programs. Learn about stimulating courses, exciting student groups, and diverse career opportunities. Treats will be served!