Undergraduate Research Home
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.
Introduction to the Office of Undergraduate Research
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 >>
Events & Deadlines
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!
Undergraduate Research Award Applications Open through Feb. 15, 2020
MEDIA: Shelley Pressley, director of the WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, 509-335-0014, UG.firstname.lastname@example.org
PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University students can apply online now through Feb. 15 for awards to support their mentored research, scholarship, and creative activities in academic year 2020-21, announced Shelley Pressley, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research.
“Thanks to the vision of generous donors, recipients of these awards—students from all majors and campuses—can afford to spend more time concentrating on their research efforts rather than having to work at a job,” said Shelley Pressley, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, part of the Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement … » More …Read Story
Undergraduate Researcher Kristian Gubsch Receives Distinguished Scholarship to Fund Graduate Education
PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University chemical engineering senior Kristian Gubsch is headed in the fall to the United Kingdom’s University of Sheffield as WSU’s first recipient of a Marshall Scholarship for graduate study.
Gubsch has participated in undergraduate research since his freshman year on topics related to his career goals, and, in addition to numerous scholarships, has received three prestigious, nationally competitive awards to support his education.Read Story
Why & When to Get Involved?
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.
How Do I Get Started?
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.
Receive Credit &/or Funding
Numerous resources are available to WSU undergraduates to support and/or recognize your research efforts.
Share Your Work & Results
Sharing new knowledge with the wider community in your field is essential to the research process. Opportunities abound to disseminate your discoveries both at WSU and beyond.