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Undergraduate Research Center

Main Office Phone: 607-777-4325
Fax: 607-777-4345
Director: Janice McDonald
Assistant to the Director:
Ashley Serbonich
Graduate Assistant: 
Mikhail-Ann Urquhart
Secretary: Mona Zwick


Meet the 2014 Provost's Award Recipient

Lisa Savage

Lisa Savage
Professor of Psychology
Research Interests: Animal models of memory disorders, neurobiology of memory and reward

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Provost's Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring

The Provost's Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring honors Binghamton University faculty who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment as mentors of Binghamton's undergraduate students in research, scholarship or creative activities outside of normal course assignments. One award will be made each year; the recipient will have his/her statement on mentoring undergraduates posted on the Undergraduate Research Center web site.

Criteria Used in Selection

These awardees:


Nominators should indicate their intention to nominate a faculty colleague with a notice to the Provost's office by February 27, 2015. (Please send to Allie Dugan at

All nomination materials should be submitted electronically or on paper by Friday, March 27, 2015, to Allie Dugan in the Provost's office at


Full-time faculty at Binghamton University are eligible.

Selection Committee

A selection committee composed of two student representatives, four faculty members and the director of the Undergraduate Research Center will review nominations and make one recommendation to the vice provost for undergraduate education. The award winner will receive an honorarium and University-wide recognition.

Nomination Packets

Nominations will be made by program chairs and undergraduate directors. The nomination dossier must include:

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