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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The URSCO Blog

From undergraduate researcher to PhD student
By Hope Voorhees / June 8, 2021

From undergraduate researcher to PhD student

Repost from UNCG News UNC Greensboro stands out for its commitment to undergraduate research. Students build close relationships with faculty...

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Memory and Emotions
By Hope Voorhees / June 1, 2021

Memory and Emotions

We interviewed Laci Gray, a graduating senior who majored in psychology with minors in Spanish and creative writing. Along with...

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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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