Forge ahead into the unknown. WSU students in all majors and from all backgrounds can be undergraduate researchers who contribute something new to their field.
It takes place in all branches of knowledge, whether you are in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, or in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. More >>
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Regardless of your major, getting involved in research will help you contribute to knowledge in a field, and benefit your intellect, skill set, and career readiness.
We will show you how to engage with the research going on all around you at WSU. With our assistance, getting started in undergraduate research will be easier than you think.
Numerous resources are available to WSU undergraduates to support and/or recognize your research efforts.
WSU Students Receive 27 Carson and Auvil Awards from the Office of Undergraduate Research
MEDIA: Shelley Pressley, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-0014, spressley
Emma Epperly, Communications and Marketing Associate, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-9458, email@example.com
PULLMAN, Wash.—Twenty-seven Washington State University students at Pullman and Vancouver have received two types of awards from the Office of Undergraduate Research, part of WSU Undergraduate Education.
Recipients of Carson and Auvil awards will work with faculty mentors throughout the 2017-18 … » More …Read Story
Cougs Lead Awards go to URC’s Armstrong and Dahmen
Maddie Armstrong (left), Undergraduate Research Club (URC) Vice President, and Jordana Dahmen (right), URC President, received the President’s Award for Leadership from Washington State University.
The Center for Civic Engagement and Student Involvement partners with Cougs LEAD (Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction) to present this award. The award is given to students who show exceptional leadership and service to the university and community.Read Story
From the Provost’s Office: Undergraduate research, a WSU hallmark
Providing opportunities to participate in research and creative activities marks a fundamental aspect of WSU’s commitment to provide undergraduate students with a truly transformational college experience.
Hundreds of our world-class faculty members mentor undergraduate students to offer an experience few institutions can match. Students benefit from these hands-on lessons in numerous ways: working in teams, creative problem solving, exploring potential careers, mentorship from faculty members, and better understanding of others’ research.Read Story
Three WSU undergraduate researchers win awards at ABRCMS conference for minority students
MEDIA: Mary Sánchez Lanier, WSU Assistant Vice Provost, 509-335-2320, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kay Brothers, Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, 509-335-9376, email@example.com
PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University undergraduates Marleny Garcia, Carlie Knox, and Collin Warrick won national awards for outstanding presentations at the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) Nov. 12 in … » More …Read Story
Meet with a Peer Mentor
Peer mentors, who are undergraduates currently involved in undergraduate research, are available most weeks to meet with you. They have the experience and training to answer your important questions, such as:
- “How do I get started with my research or creative activity?”
- “Will I get paid for what I’m doing, or am I eligible for a special scholarship?”
- “How do I find the right faculty mentor for me?”
Schedule a meeting with one today!