OURS Programs and McNair Research
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OURS) offers several academic year and summer programs for students to complete their own independent research, under the guidance of an advisor. Check out these opportunities here.
GVSU also offers to opportunity to apply to be a McNair Scholar. The GVSU McNair Scholars Program provides support to first generation students with significant financial need, or members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in careers that require Ph.Ds. The goal of the program is to provide students support in undergraduate research, graduate school preparation, and the graduate school application process. Learn more about how to apply here.
Recent Projects by McNair Scholars within Sociology:
Amber Anderson, Summer 2021: "Social Capital, Networks, and the Effects on Higher Education" (through College of Education and Community Innovation)
Noemy Parra-Cano, Summer 2021: "Therapy Experience: Immigrant Latinos and Hispanics Experience in Grand Rapids"
Ezra Langlois, Summer 2020: "Perceptions of Manhood: Exploring the Relationship between Cisgender, Heterosexual Men and the Norms of Masculinity"
Hannah Pierson, Summer 2020: "The Link Between Nativity and Racial Infant Mortality Disparities"