Undergraduate Research,
Scholarship and Creativity Office

  • 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.

  • 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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Keep Researching – Tips for Trying Times



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

(application process will launch in October)

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

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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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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