The Supply Chain Management Department is pleased to announce that Alexs Krendel has been selected as an Undergraduate Research Fellow (URF). The URF Program is an undergraduate student mentor program initiated in the fall of 2006 to provide more opportunities for undergraduate business students to work closely with faculty mentors in the Broad College of Business. Students are nominated by faculty members to participate. Selection is based on overall academic performance as an undergraduate student; preference is given to juniors and seniors. They participate in a variety of scholarly activities; assisting in publishing articles, data collection and research. Students are awarded a stipend of $500 – $1000, funds are provided from the provost’s office.
Goals of the program are:
• Develop a relationship with a faculty mentor
• Gain experience with academic research and/or other scholarly activities
• Develop a better understanding in major field
• Promote the education and development of business leaders
Alexs is pictured here with Dr. Stan Griffis, who is acting as Alexs’ mentor.