Initial Publication Date: December 1, 2011

About the Authors

CUR module authors (left to right) Jeff Ryan, Patrick Burkhart, Dave Mogk, Meagen Pollock, Jeanette Pope, Bob Shuster, Pat Manley, David Gonzales, and Ed Hansen. Not pictured: Rob Thomas and Monica Bruckner (staff).
The bulk of this module was written during a writing retreat held on October 27-30, 2011 at Weber State University, Ogden, UT. This event brought together several faculty from across the nation who are actively involved with undergraduate research, including members of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) ( This site may be offline. ) and PIs and staff from On the Cutting Edge.

Contributing Authors:

  • David Mogk, Montana State University, co-convener
  • Jeff Ryan, University of South Florida, co-convener
  • Patricia Manley, Middlebury College, co-convener
  • Monica Bruckner, SERC Carleton College, supporting staff
  • Robert Shuster, University of Nebraska-0maha
  • Ed Hansen, Hope College
  • Patrick Burkhart, Slippery Rock University
  • Meagan Pollock, Wooster College
  • David Gonzales, Fort Lewis College
  • Jeannie Pope, DePauw University
  • Rob Thomas, University of Montana-Western