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

Extension Deadline: NYC Field Studies

The application deadline for NYC Field Studies has been extended to Monday, December 7.  Conduct research in New York City over spring break through this almost fully funded program. Apply today.

Spring Workshop: Craft of Undergraduate Research Proposals

This workshop demystifies the process of writing a strong proposal for various research awards. Attendees will benefit from a discussion of best practices from faculty experts and time to workshop their own writing. Registrations for the Tuesday, February 9 or Wednesday, February 17 workshops are now open.

Panel: Finding Research Outside of FE-R

Join the OUR for a panel discussion of student researchers offering advice on finding a research opportunities independently on Friday, December 11 from 12-1 p.m. in the O'Hara Student Center Dining Room.

Come to Curiosity Hours

Chat about your research or creative pursuits with an OUR Undergraduate Mentor at Curiosity Hours. We'll treat you to a cup of coffee. Fall 2015 Curiosity Hours are held Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. and Thursdays 9-11 a.m. in the Hillman Library's Cup and Chaucer.