The Office of Undergraduate Research and Community Outreach currently has programs that engage members of our diverse community in research experiences. We have listed an overview of these programs below. You can view more information about each by clicking on the program title.
Science Made Sensible is a National Science Foundation program for UM graduate students and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) science teachers. Graduate students work with MDCPS middle school teachers in their classroom as resident scientist throughout the academic year.
Research in Ecology This six-week summer program is funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The program is for rising 7th graders (summer between 6th and 7th grades) and middle school science teachers of all grade levels. This program is for students only from MDCPS.
HHMI High School Scholars This seven-week program is funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. It supports students entering their senior year in public and private Miami-Dade County high schools. Students work in teams to conduct biomedical research at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine or Coral Gables campus. Teams submit a research report and present their research project at the end of the program.
Bridge to the Baccalaureate is a collaboration between Miami Dade College and the University of Miami funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. This program provides research experience and professional development for students in the sciences at Miami Dade College year round.
Leadership Alliance is a National Institute of General Medical Sciences and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute funded 10-week summer research program for undergraduate students across the US. Applicants must be sophomore level and above.
If you are interested in more detailed information, you may contact the Program Coordinator or click on the name of the program.