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

OUR Undergraduate Mentor - Essay Finalist

OUR Undergraduate Mentor Corina Andriescu's essay on homeopathic cancer treatments is a finalist for a scholarship! Read Corina's essay and vote.

Follow Your Curiosity

Through OUR programs, Pitt undergraduates have participated in and conducted their own research or creative work. Read more about the OUR student experience.

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. Spring 2016 Curiosity Hours are held in the Hillman Library's Cup and Chaucer Mondays 11-1, Tuesdays 3-5, and Wednesdays, 4-6.