The Office of Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides support and recognition for undergraduate student research and creative endeavors for all Colleges at the University of Northern Colorado, furthering the University's goals for active learning, creativity, and original research. OUR also provides opportunities for grants, presentations and performances at symposiums and publication through URSIDAE, the Undergraduate Research Journal.


Faculty Fellow for Undergraduate Research

Dr. Janice Dickensheets
Assistant Professor of Music, Music History and Literature


Undergraduate Research Journal Call for Papers

Click here to view the Call for Papers in PDF form.

The Office of Undergraduate Research is issuing a call for papers for the Spring Issue of the Undergraduate Research Journal. This is a great way for any of your students who have done exceptional original research in any field to showcase their papers in publication. Authors must be undergraduates at UNC or must have conducted research considered for publication while an undergraduate at UNC. It is expected that all submissions will have been thoroughly edited by both the student author and the faculty advisor/mentor BEFORE submission. Research in all areas is welcome.

Manuscripts submitted for publication in the URJ will be reviewed by at least one faculty scholar in a discipline appropriate to the topic of the submission in a blind review process.

Please see the journal submissions guidelines at

All papers are to be submitted online via the Submit Article link and must be accompanied by a Faculty Approval Form, both of which an be accessed from the submission guidelines page.

Articles must be uploaded by the end of the day on Thursday, December 1, 2016.

As a matter of note, the URJ is published electronically, available via the web and is a fully open access journal. All works published in the URJ are published under an attribution, non-commercial, and share-alike Creative Commons license. Copyright is retained by the author.