The National Institutes of Health MARC U-STAR Training Program at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a comprehensive educational program for third- and fourth-year undergraduate students which includes:
- Innovative curriculum developments integrated into the program of study across STEM disciplines,
- Opportunities to participate in research in a variety of contexts, including prestigious research universities,
- Structured mentoring and advising, and
- Financial support
MARC U-STAR is intrinsically interdisciplinary, and includes faculty and departments across the STEM disciplines at NEIU.