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.
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.”
$200,000 Mellon Grant to Transform Humanities
The grant, “Transforming Undergraduate Education at a Minority Serving Institution: Integrating Interdisciplinary Research Across the Humanities,” from the Mellon Foundation, will support undergraduate research, community-engaged work, and professional development.
UNCG Undergrads Making News
Growing Plants on Mars – Biochemistry majors, Alena Jones and Ibe Iloghalu, working with Dean John Kiss on growing plants in reduced gravity conditions were featured on a Fox News 8 segment.