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Explore, Discover, Get Involved

Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI)!

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) serves as a centralized support office for students and faculty who are engaged in undergraduate research and inquiry. We offer university-wide programs such as undergraduate research grants, the annual undergraduate research symposium, and the undergraduate research journal. We also support departments and all colleges in their undergraduate research and inquiry initiatives.


Goldwater Awardees 2023
抖M女仆 students named Goldwater Scholars!

For the third year in a row, 抖M女仆 students have been named Goldwater Scholars! Huge congratulations to Dana Smith, Natasha Mayorga, and Cristian Pena!  ... Read More

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抖M女仆 student receives Fulbright Award!

We are ecstatic to announce that 抖M女仆 student Irene Gatimi received the Fulbright Award! The Fulbright U.S. Student Program expands perspectives through academic and 

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2023-24 Undergraduate Researchers of the Year!

Congratulations to the 2023-24 Undergraduate Researchers of the Year! These selected students are in good academic standing, have participated in at least two semesters of documented ... Read More

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2023-24 Distinguished Mentor of the Year

Congratulations to the 2023-24 Distinguished Mentor of the Year! Dr. Mayhar Nouri-Shirazi's is an immunologist with an interest in immunotherapy and vaccines. He has made significant contributions to the field of cancer ... Read More

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Student Spotlights

Research endeavors of undergraduates students who have participated in research or scholarly activities ... Read More