Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity

About Our Programs

Undergraduate research through the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity drives your intellectual curiosity, satisfies your thirst for discovery, and gives you an outlet for your creativity. Through OUR’s programs and initiatives, we encourage you to explore exciting research opportunities outside of the classroom, while providing you with a sense of community and engagement.

Program Announcements

FE-R Fall Information Sessions

Get started in research with the First Experiences in Research program by attending one of our fall information sessions. See dates and times >

Become an FE-R Faculty Mentor

First Experiences in Research is connects faculty mentors to undergraduates. Interested faculty should submit their research project by Friday, September 23. Hear from faculty on the importance of mentoring > Submit a project today >

Workshop Series: Craft of Undergraduate Research

Students applying to research awards in the fall should take advantage of our Workshop Series: Craft of Undergraduate Research. Learn how to begin independent research, the basics of writing a standout proposal, and more. Read for more detailed descriptions >

OUR Fall Deadlines

Check out the upcoming deadlines to OUR spring programs.  Mark your calendar >

Come to Curiosity Hours

Chat about your research or creative pursuits with an OUR Undergraduate Mentor and we'll treat you to a cup of coffee. Curiosity Hours are held in the Hillman Library's Cup and Chaucer. Fall 2016 hours will be announced shortly.