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  UDR Recognition Prize Winners:

 November/December 2014:

    Emily Greenwald

    Neuroscience Team:

 David Alpert, Jessica Young

    & Julia Zaltsman

Please read about their achievements here.

   September/October 2014:

    Teresa Fong

    Flora Wang

Please read about their accomplishments here.

Important Dates:

   UDR Recognition Prize (description and application)

   due:  Sunday, March 8th

  Questions? Contact: 

Sybil Schlesinger
Program Administrator
sybilsch@brandeis.edu
(781) 736-2103


UDR Handbook 2014-15
UDR Handbook 2013-2014

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UDRs from past years

Undergraduate Departmental Representatives

The Undergraduate Departmental Representatives (UDR) program was first established by the Student Senate in the early to mid-1990s, and reestablished in the fall of 1998 by the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences at the suggestion of faculty and undergraduate participants of "Creating a Welcoming Campus Environment" meetings. The program is designed to open avenues of communication between undergraduate majors and departmental faculty.

UDR Program Info and Resources

>> Fall 2014 UDR Newsletter

>> Winter 2014 UDR Newsletter

>> 2014-15 Representatives

>> UDR Council

>> Important UDR Department Contacts

>> Department and Program Chairs and Administrators

>> UDR Handbook 2014-2015

>> UDR Funding Requests

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Applications

Applications to be a UDR in 2015-2016 are now OPEN.

Please email sybilsch@brandeis.edu if you have any questions regarding applications to become a UDR.

In participating departments, the department chair or undergraduate advising head reviews applications and selects one rising junior and/or senior major to:

  • serve as student representative(s)
  • organize department/program events and meetings
  • provide feedback to the department. 

Examples of current UDR initiatives include the creation of department e-mail lists, Web sites, student newsletters and resource libraries for majors and the organization of department/program clubs, tutoring groups, brown-bag lunch series and Meet the Majors events.

To apply to become a UDR, click here.

The link below goes to the UDR Council Applications which are open for current UDRs only;  both UDR and UDR Council applications are due no later than Sunday, March 15th.

>> UDR Council Application
UDR Awards

Nominations for 2015-2016 UDR Awards due Sunday, March 29th!

Congratulations to:  Amalia Bob-Waksberg - WMGS, Tara Loeber/Alexandra Patch - German, Jennifer Mandelbaum - HSSP, and Kathryn Weil - Physics, our UDR Award Winners for 2013-14! View all of the nominees for the 2013-2014 award here

Please nominate an Outstanding UDR for this year here.