CURE Summit

Sunday April 30 – Monday May 1,
School of Education Building & Elliott University Center

UNC Greensboro

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Funded by:

UNCG

Partnering hosts:

NC A&TNC StateUNC AshevilleUNC GreensboroUNC Pembroke


Dr. Iain Crawford
CURE Innovator

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Iain Crawford, University of Delaware
Director of Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning

Dr. Iain Crawford will deliver the keynote address entitled, “My brain is full: CURES, Competencies, and the Millennial World.”  Dr. Crawford is the Faculty Director of Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning and Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Prior to joining UD in 2010, he served on the faculty at Berry College, GA, as Chair of English at Bridgewater State University, MA, Dean of Liberal Arts at the University of Southern Indiana, and, from 2003-09, as Vice President for Academic Affairs at The College of Wooster.

Dr. Crawford became a CUR Councilor in 2006, joining the At-Large Division, and was subsequently one of the founding members of the Arts and Humanities Division, which he chaired from 2011-13. With Jenny Shanahan, he established and coordinated the CUR Institute on Creative Inquiry in the Arts and Humanities. Together with colleagues at Wooster, he has contributed essays to CUR Quarterly and to Creative Inquiry in the Arts & Humanities: Models of Undergraduate Research (2010). Together with Sarah Orel and Jenny Shanahan, he edited How to Get Started in Arts and Humanities Research with Undergraduates (2014) and, with Michelle Bushey, Deborah Lycan, and Patricia Videtich, he authored the second edition of How to Get a Tenure-Track Position at a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution (2016). In 2014, he was named CUR’s Volunteer of the Year.

In addition to his work with CUR, Dr. Crawford serves as President for the Dickens Society and Treasurer of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.


Come to:

  • Share your CURE ideas with others
  • Discuss CUREs’ successes and challenges
  • Explore Transparent Assignment Design

When you register, you will be asked whether:

  1. You are new to CUREs?
  2. You would like to share a CURE idea as a 15 minute presentation?
  3. You would like to propose a longer panel session (up to 90 minutes)?
  4. You would be willing to act as a Discussion Leader during a CURE development session?

Registration is Closed.

A limited number of travel grants will be available.

Hotel Information

Wyndham Garden

Click here for group rate and hotel details (PDF)
Call to reserve at 336-299-7650. Use the code UNCSYSTEM2017 when booking to receive the blocked rooms and rates.

Room Availability and Rates
The following rates are available in limited quantity and only for the date and room type listed. Please book early to avoid complications with overbooking. Rates are subject to State & Local taxes, currently 12.75% per room, per night.

Date Day Room Type # of Rooms reserved Rate
April 29, 2017 Saturday Double/King mix 50 $89.00 per night
April 30, 2017 Sunday Double/King mix 50 $89.00 per night
May 1, 2017 Monday Double/King mix 50 $89.00 per night

Wingate by Wyndham

Click here for group rate and hotel details (PDF)
Call to reserve at 336-854-8610. Use the Group Name UNC System Wide CURE Development and Summit event when booking to receive the blocked rooms and rates.
These rooms will be held until 5pm April 15, 2017, at which time they will be released for general sales. The group rate will continue to be honored, but there is no guarantee of room availability after this date.

Room Availability and Rates
The following rates are available in limited quantity and only for the date and room type listed. Please book early to avoid complications with overbooking. Rates are subject to State & Local taxes, currently 12.75% per room, per night.

Date Day Room Type # of Rooms reserved Rate
April 29, 2017 Saturday King w/queen pullout 10 $101.00 per night
Two queen beds 15 $101.00 per night
April 30, 2017 Sunday King w/queen pullout 10 $67.30 per night
Two queen beds 15 $67.30 per night
May 1, 2017 Monday King w/queen pullout 10 $67.30 per night
Two queen beds 15 $67.30 per night

Courtyard Marriott

Click here for group rate and hotel details (PDF)
Click here or call to reserve at 1-800-364-3520. Use the Group Name UNC System Wide CURE Development and Summit event when booking to receive the blocked rooms and rates.
The cut-off date to register for this hotel is April 10, 2017.

Room Availability and Rates
The following rates are available in limited quantity and only for the date and room type listed. Please book early to avoid complications with overbooking. Rates are subject to State & Local taxes, currently 12.75% per room, per night.

Date Day Room Type # of Rooms reserved Rate
April 29, 2017 Saturday Standard Guest 20 $98.00 per night
April 30, 2017 Sunday Standard Guest 20 $98.00 per night
May 1, 2017 Monday Standard Guest 20 $98.00 per night