Undergraduate Research,
Scholarship and Creativity Office


    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 is a passionate undergraduate researcher who was awarded the Goldwater Scholarship for her work to help produce safe and effective medications through chemical synthesis.

  • Class of 2021: Alyssa Cavalieri

    Alyssa Cavalieri, a 2021 graduate with a triple major in English, Philosophy, and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, has developed a fun game to improve empathy and awareness of structural issues.

  • Alumnus Joshua Malloy holding a llama skull.


    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.

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






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.

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The URSCO Blog

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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Rediscovering children’s nature writing
By Hope Voorhees / March 15, 2022

Rediscovering children’s nature writing

We interviewed Rene Marzuk, a senior majoring in English, in the accelerated BA to MA program. Along with research mentor...

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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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