Undergraduate Research,
Scholarship and Creativity Office

  • Growing Plants in Space

    Biology major Melika Osareh investigates how plants might grow in space to enable prolonged space exploration by providing astronauts with fresh food, oxygen, and psychological benefits.

  • Designing Costumes for Pippin

    Jacquelyn Whiteside, a senior majoring in drama with a minor in musical and technical theatre, takes on the project of designing costumes for UNCG’s production of Pippin.

  • Reconstructing the Reed

    The bombarde is a Celtic wind instrument which uses difficult-to-find handmade reeds. Alex Stewart, a junior majoring in woodwind music performance, has been working to research and manufacture a functional reed for the instrument.

  • The Buzz on Bee Size

    Honeybees are an important part of pollination, which plays an important part in human survival. Graduate student Kali Cox studies the impact honeybee body size has on the number of ovarioles present or produced in honeybee ovaries.

What is the URSCO?

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office (URSCO) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is dedicated to promoting and supporting student success through mentored undergraduate research, creative inquiry and other scholarly experiences for the UNCG community. The URSCO is also dedicated to helping faculty become increasingly effective with mentoring undergraduate research and integrating research skills into courses and curricula.

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Keep Researching – Tips for Trying Times

URSCO News

Announcements

Click the banner above to visit the page for Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) Fellowship program. MARC U-STAR is supported by the National Institutes of Health and offers talented students underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences an opportunity to improve their preparation for high-caliber graduate training by providing the experiences and relationships needed to pursue your career ambitions.


Polishing Hidden Gems: Encouraging Diversity in STEM Disciplines

UNCG STAMPS program gets highlighted on UNC System website.  

“The UNC System’s Strategic Plan prioritizes building North Carolina’s critical workforces by “increasing the number of high quality credentials … awarded in the fields of health sciences, STEM, K-12 education, and other emerging regional workforce needs.” To this end, many UNC System institutions have specifically prioritized initiatives to increase the overall number of STEM majors. Many of these initiatives specifically work to entice more women and underrepresented student populations to pursue STEM programs.”


Virtual Presentation Tips from the URSCO

Upcoming Events

April 19, 2021
  • Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo April 19, 2021 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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April 20, 2021
  • Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo April 19, 2021 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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April 21, 2021
  • Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo April 19, 2021 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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  • UNCG Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo - BESBS and Performing Arts April 21, 2021 9:15 am-1:15 pm https://uncg.zoom.us/j/97112884311?pwd=bVBYQmszZThtbU9CaTNBSHNHc3UzUT09

    Lee Phillips is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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April 22, 2021
  • Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo April 19, 2021 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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  • UNCG Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo - BESBS and Performing Arts April 22, 2021 9:15 am-1:15 pm https://uncg.zoom.us/j/97112884311?pwd=bVBYQmszZThtbU9CaTNBSHNHc3UzUT09

    Lee Phillips is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Join Zoom Meeting
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April 23, 2021
  • Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo April 19, 2021 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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The URSCO Blog

Growing plants in space
By Hope Voorhees / January 28, 2021

Growing plants in space

Melika Osareh is a junior majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry. Along with her research mentor Dr. John Z....

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Designing costumes for Pippin
By Hope Voorhees / November 12, 2020

Designing costumes for Pippin

Jacquelyn Whiteside is a senior majoring in drama, minoring in musical and technical theatre. Along with her research mentor Deborah...

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HOW UNCG HANDLED THE 1918 FLU PANDEMIC
By Hope Voorhees / April 25, 2020

HOW UNCG HANDLED THE 1918 FLU PANDEMIC

Repost from UNCG News COVID-19 is not the first pandemic our campus has faced. In early 1918, influenza made its...

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