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The Drake Undergraduate Science Collaborative Institute (DUSCI) promotes a culture of scholarship among students and faculty in science and math. Consistent with Drake University's mission, DUSCI actively supports collaborative student/faculty research experiences, strives to increase scientific literacy, and provides opportunities to engage the larger community in science and math.

Activities promoted and supported by DUSCI include:

  • Summer and academic year undergraduate research activities
  • Drake Science Colloquium lecture series, which features Drake faculty and invited external speakers
  • Life After Drake lecture series, which brings in successful alumni to celebrate their accomplishments, offer the students the opportunity to obtain advice in different fields and develop a relationship with alumni
  • Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences (DUCURS), which provides a forum to showcase scientific results of faculty/student collaborative research in math and science.

To learn more about participating in DUCURS and opportunities for research at Drake, please register to become a member of DUSCI.

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