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Now accepting applications for summer 2021

The research project descriptions and the application portal for summer 2021 are now available. The application deadline is February 19, 2021. We anticipate accepting 10 students for 2021. Be advised that Covid-19 related restrictions may create limitations for housing and travel.

Summer 2020


The program had its share of challenges in the summer of 2020, but all of the students and mentors persevered to pull together excellent research projects. The cohort was smaller in 2020 and all came from local schools. Several of the students have already presented their work at virtual conferences.

Summer 2019


Summaries of 2019 summer REU projects are now available! Thirteen students worked with faculty, agency professionals, and graduate students to conduct research across eastern Kentucky.

Summer 2018 was awesome!

Summer 2018

Check out the projects! During the summer of 2018, we had 9 faculty members, 4 graduate students, and several agency professionals working with our 10 Research Experience for Undergraduates interns. 

Summer 2017

group photo of participants

During the summer of 2017, our we had 9 faculty members, 3 graduate students, and 4 undergraduate students working with our 10 Research Experience for Undergraduates interns and 2 Research Experience for Teachers interns. Check out their projects!

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