Category: Giving

Full Establishment of UBRP Endowment Ahead of Schedule!

The new UBRP Endowment was originally scheduled to be fully established with the required minimum balance of $25,000 by the end of 2022, but due to the generosity of additional donors, we are ahead of schedule! The endowment balance is

Alumna Carol Arakaki Establishes New UBRP Endowment

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In the fall of 1988, undergraduate Teri Suzuki asked Professor Michael Wells a simple question: “Is it possible for a student to work in a real research lab?” Professor Wells created an opportunity for Teri to work in his laboratory,

Approaching the Goal!

Currently, 18 UBRP students are conducting research through Federal Work-Study positions during the 2018-19 academic year.  These positions – funded by the federal government, mentor contributions, and support from our donors – enable them to offset their costs for college

Give to Help Us Stretch Our Support!

Remember how hard it was to work your way through college? The Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) has it all figured out and can help our current exceptional students stay exceptional! We devised the program for students so that there

How far can $40K go? Help us reach new heights!

This year, UBRP’s fundraising goal is $40,000 to support students in 2018.  As 2017 comes to a close, please consider giving to make a difference in a young scientist’s life. What would $40,000 do for UBRPers?  $40,000 would fully support:

A Good Start to Raising $40K in 2017!

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This summer, we welcome 93 students into research programs under the UBRP umbrella, 64 under UBRP proper. Our goal is to continue to offer the rich hands-on research experiences and educational opportunities that UBRP gives UA students, and our 2017

UBRP’s 2017 Fundraising Goal: $40K

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We are pleased to announce that UBRP’s 2016 goal of raising $35K for student support was met!  Thank you to everyone who contributed to this effort. For this year,  UBRP’s new fundraising goal is $40K by December 31, 2017.  UBRP

Support UBRPers!

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UBRP students’ futures depend on access to hands-on research experience and opportunities. Due to decrease in external funds, this academic year UBRP is only able to provide funding only for students who are eligible for the federal work-study program.  While

Support UBRP and Invest in the Future!

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UBRP students’ futures depend on access to hands-on research experience and opportunities. Due to a decrease in external funds, for the first time, this academic year UBRP anticipates being able to provide funding only for students who are eligible for

Research Versus. … Ravioli?

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We are excited to support 63 UBRP students in Summer 2016! Thank you to all of our donors who have given to UBRP. Last year, you contributed $30,700! Before our next conference rolls around on January 21, 2017, we are