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Housed in the Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) is a graduate-level research experience for highly talented undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in pursuing doctorates in the humanities, social sciences or fine arts. MURAP aims to foster the entrance of students from underrepresented minority groups, as well as others with a proven commitment to diversity, into PhD programs and faculty positions in academia. Each summer, the program brings a cohort of 20 rising juniors and seniors in college to our campus for an intensive, ten-week research experience

2016 University Diversity Awards

Nine recipients, including our director Prof. Rosa Perelmuter, were recognized during the 2016 University Awards for their significant contributions to the enhancement, support and/or furtherance of diversity and inclusion at Carolina and in the community. The group of winners for this prestigious award was comprised of faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, an alumnus, student organization, department and community member. Each of the recipients had gone above and beyond their assigned duties to demonstrate advocacy for diversity, equity and inclusion.

To read more about this event, click on: UNC 2016 Diversity Awards

MURAP 2017 Conference

The topic of this year’s MURAP conference is, “Intersectionality: Scholarship and Pedagogy Across the Disciplines ”

The conference is scheduled to take place on July 20th and July 21st at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Please click on the link to view the conference schedule: MURAP 2017 Conference Booklet

Click the MURAP Calendar to view this year’s program events.