One of the key constituencies of the STEM Center is undergraduate
students, including those enrolled at DePaul but also students
affiliated with the university through partner programs and
Some of the programs we provide support for include:
Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS)
is an annual symposium for undergraduates from DePaul, the University
of Chicago, Northwestern University, UIC, IIT, and Loyola University.
Held each spring, CAURS provides students an opportunity to present
their research, engage in discussions with colleagues, and to attend
plenary and round-table discussions. DePaul hosted the event in April,
2010. This year's event is on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Click here to view the CAURS website.
Natural Science, Mathematics and Technology Undergraduate Research Showcase
annual event is held each November and open to undergraduates
conducting research in the natural sciences, mathematics, technology and
computer science, geography, and anthropology. Click here for more information.
Louis Stokes — Illinois Alliance for Minority Participation
is a consortium of Chicago-area schools that provides NSF support for
students majoring in science, mathematics and technology. At DePaul,
LS-AMP scholars receive support to conduct research with faculty and to
attend conferences. Learn more about the LS-AMP.
Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST)
offers students, educators, and the Chicago community an opportunity to
attend lectures and engage in conversations around timely and important
scientific issues. DePaul, through the IST Center, partners with C2ST
on programs and events. Click here to view the C2ST website.