Undergraduate Research,
Scholarship and Creativity Office

  • Alumnus Joshua Malloy holding a llama skull.

    RITUAL USE OF ANIMALS IN THE WARI EMPIRE

    Joshua Malloy, recent alumnus,  learned data analysis skills while looking for bone patterns among a variety of excavation locations within the remains of the Wari Empire.

  • From Undergraduate Researcher to Ph.D. Student

    2020 Human Development and Family Studies graduate, Aran Garnet-Deakin, sought opportunities to get involved in research from a young age.  Now, she’s working toward the Ph.D.

  • Memory and Emotions

    Laci Gray received the B.S. in Psychology (Spring of 2021) after having investigated why individuals with borderline personality disorders tend to see things negatively.

  • 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.

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

Announcements

UNCG will recognize Excellence in Undergraduate Research/Creative Inquiry with Transcript Notation beginning 2021/22.

 


Virtual Presentation Tips from the URSCO


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.


Upcoming Events

January 26, 2022
  • Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo Abstract Portal Opens January 26, 2022 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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February 13, 2022
  • URSCO Summer URCA Proposal Deadline February 13, 2022 12:00 am-11:59 pm

    Requests for Summer support through the URCA program are due by midnight.

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February 23, 2022
  • Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo Abstract Deadline February 23, 2022 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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April 10, 2022
  • URSCO URCA Fall/Spring Proposals Due April 10, 2022 12:00 am-11:59 pm

    Fall/Spring URCA Proposals are due by midnight.

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April 14, 2022
  • Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo April 14, 2022 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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April 18, 2022
  • Undergraduate Research Week – April 19-23, 2022 April 18, 2022 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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The URSCO Blog

Class of 2021: Alyssa Cavalieri
By Hope Voorhees / December 17, 2021

Class of 2021: Alyssa Cavalieri

Repost from UNCG News Alyssa Cavalieri ’21 is a researcher with heart. The triple major in English, philosophy, and women’s,...

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We’re Going to Need a Bigger Molecule
By Hope Voorhees / October 4, 2021

We’re Going to Need a Bigger Molecule

Repost from UNCG Research Magazine Kala Youngblood comes from a small, rural Virginia town. She describes it as a beautiful...

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Ritual use of animals in the Wari empire
By Hope Voorhees / September 8, 2021

Ritual use of animals in the Wari empire

We interviewed Joshua Malloy, a recent graduate who majored in anthropology and religious studies, with a minor in German. Along...

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