Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URF) is committed to supporting the intellectual curiosity, creativity and scholarly development of Simmons students. We work closely with students to locate research and funding opportunities, fellowships, and faculty mentors to advance their major, academic and career goals. 

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SURPASs

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Simmons (SURPASs) is a paid, intensive summer research experience for undergraduate students and faculty mentors across a variety of disciplines.

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Undergraduate Symposium

The Simmons Undergraduate Symposium is a day-long celebration of undergraduate student research and creativity.

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Barbara Lee Fellowship

The Barbara Lee Fellowship gives young women exposure to and education in the nuts and bolts of Massachusetts political leadership through practical experience, thereby increasing the number of young women who enter the pipeline of political leadership.

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Nakeisha Cody

Director of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

Jaime Libowitz

Operations Manager of Undergraduate Programs
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Richard Gurney

Professor of Chemistry & Physics and Co-Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics
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Kristina Pechulis

Senior Lecturer in Political Science & International Relations and Director of the Lee Family Foundation Fellowship Program

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