Cultivating a Culture of Entrepreneurial Mindset and Undergraduate Research

CURE Resources

Bangera G, Brownell SE. 2014. Course-based undergraduate research experiences can make scientific research more inclusive. CBS Life Sci Educ 13:602-606 Article (PDF)

Cooper KM, Soneral, PAG, Brownell SE. 2017. Define your goals before you design a CURE: a call to use backward design in planning course-based undergraduate research experiences. J Microbiol Biol Educ 18(2). doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v18i2.1287 Article (PDF)

Corwin-Auchincloss L, Laursen SL, Branchaw JL, Eagan K, Graham M, Hanauer DI, Lawrie G, McLinn CM, Pelaez N, Rowland S, Towns M, Trautmann NM, Varma-Nelson P, Weston TJ, Dolan EL. 2014.  Assessment of course-based undergraduate research experiences: a meeting report. CBE Life Sci Educ 13:29-40 Article (PDF) 

Dolan, EL, Weaver, GC. 2021. A Guide to Course-based Undergraduate Research: Developing and Implementing CUREs in the Natual Sciences. Macmillan Learning. 

Govindan B, Pickett S, Riggs B. 2020. Fear of the CURE: a beginner's guide to overcoming barriers in creating a course-based undergraduate research experience. J Microbiol Biol Educ 21(2). doi:10.1128/jmbe.v21i2.2109 Article (PDF)

Shortlidge EE, Brownell SE. 2016. How to assess your CURE: a practical guide for instructors of course-based undergraduate research experiences. J Microbiol Biol Educ 17:399-408 Article (PDF)

CUREnet Website(opens in new window)

CUREnet was created in 2012 to provide support and resources to educators who are incorporating the CURE model in their curriculum. CUREnet has a wealth of information and resources including a collection of CUREs. CUREnet also offers Institutes to assist faculty in designing and implementing CUREs.

SIRIUS (opens in new window)

The Sustainable Interdisciplinary Research to Inspire Undergraduate Success (SIRIUS) Program at Sacramento State provides training support for the CEMUR Project. Learn more about the SIRIUS project.

CSUPERB CURES 2020 Mini-Symposium (opens in new window)

Learn more about how faculty at other CSU campuses are implementing the CURE model by visiting the California State University, Program for Education & Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) CUREs 2020 Mini-Symposium. 

Adding Research to a Class – CURE quick start (PDF)

A brief guide to help you address critical issues often encountered in designing and implementing a CURE.