Undergraduate Research,
Scholarship and Creativity Office

  • FROM INCOMING STUDENTS TO NIH-FUNDED: THE CROATT LAB LINEUP

    Undergraduates in research laboratories gain experience with teamwork and get to contribute to amazing new discoveries all while preparing for successes after college.

  • Them Bones: Clues Unearthed about Prehistoric Predators and Human History

    Anthropology undergraduates contribute to our understanding of paleo humans through research in the Olduvai Gorge.

  • Student Named Goldwater Scholar

    Beh Reh, class of 2023, is the second UNCG student to be selected for the Goldwater Scholarship in consecutive years.  His research is grounded by his desire to help society through bio-medical advances.

  • REDISCOVERING CHILDREN’S NATURE WRITING

    Rene Marzuk, a senior majoring in English, in the accelerated BA to MA program has been digging into the archives, rediscovering 19th- and 20th-century texts at the intersection of nature writing and children’s literature. Rene’s focus is on works by authors of color.

  • We’re Going to Need a Bigger Molecule

    Kala Youngblood, class of 2022, was a passionate undergraduate researcher who was awarded the Goldwater Scholarship for her work to help produce safe and effective medications through chemical synthesis. 

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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URSCO News

 


The URSCO Blog

From incoming students to NIH-funded: The Croatt lab lineup
By Hope Voorhees / June 1, 2022

From incoming students to NIH-funded: The Croatt lab lineup

Excerpt from UNCG News Dr. Mitch Croatt has a theory about his lab group, and it fits right into that...

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Them bones: Clues unearthed about prehistoric predators and human history
By Hope Voorhees / May 19, 2022

Them bones: Clues unearthed about prehistoric predators and human history

Repost from UNCG News This month, anthropologist Dr. Charles Egeland at UNC Greensboro and his collaborators published new information about...

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UNCG student named Goldwater Scholar
By Hope Voorhees / April 29, 2022

UNCG student named Goldwater Scholar

Repost from UNCG News For the second year in a row, a UNC Greensboro student has been selected for the...

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Upcoming Events

August 15, 2022
  • URSCO Mentor Workshop August 15, 2022 3:30 pm-4:30 pm Faculty Center, 402 College Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA

    All engaged in facilitating undergraduate research are strongly encouraged to attend. This workshop will focus on the basics of research at the undergraduate level from the faculty perspective. We…

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September 7, 2022
  • How to Write a Good URCA Proposal September 7, 2022 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

    This workshop is designed for faculty interested in developing a competitive proposal for support through the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award (URCA) program. We will focus on the basics…

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September 12, 2022
  • How to Write a Good URCA Proposal September 12, 2022 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

    This workshop is designed for faculty interested in developing a competitive proposal for support through the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award (URCA) program. We will focus on the basics…

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September 19, 2022
  • Exploring Undergraduate Research and Creativity Workshop September 19, 2022 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Faculty Center, 402 College Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA

    EURC is designed to help undergraduate students understand how to get involved in research and creative inquiry while at UNCG. The hour long session will also cover some of…

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September 22, 2022
  • Exploring Undergraduate Research and Creativity Workshop September 22, 2022 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Faculty Center, 402 College Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA

    EURC is designed to help undergraduate students understand how to get involved in research and creative inquiry while at UNCG. The hour long session will also cover some of…

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October 2, 2022
January 23, 2023
  • Exploring Undergraduate Research and Creativity Workshop January 23, 2023 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Faculty Center, 402 College Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA

    EURC is designed to help undergraduate students understand how to get involved in research and creative inquiry while at UNCG. The hour long session will also cover some of…

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January 24, 2023
  • Exploring Undergraduate Research and Creativity Workshop January 24, 2023 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Faculty Center, 402 College Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA

    EURC is designed to help undergraduate students understand how to get involved in research and creative inquiry while at UNCG. The hour long session will also cover some of…

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