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.
Dr. Janice Dickensheets
Assistant Professor of Music, Music History and Literature
UNC at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research
Four UNC students presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) on April 4-7, 2018, in Oklahoma City. These students were selected from more than 4,000 submissions. Congratulations to...
Dorman presented a paper on "Benthic Macroinvertebrates as Biological Indicators of the Cache la Poudre River"
McPhail presented a paper on "Nest Factors Influencing the Populations of a Cliff Swallow Parasite"
Awolaja presented a paper on "The Pollination and Reproductive Biology of Thermopsis Divaricarpa in the Central Rocky Mountains"
King presented a paper on "'Are We There Yet?' Childhood Stories of the Western Trails."
- Applications for Fall Stipends will be due Sept. 28, 2018. Applications will be loaded to the website around Aug. 28.
- Abstracts for the Fall Symposium will be due Oct. 5, 2018.
- Reports from Spring & Summer Stipend Recipients: No later than November 30, 2018 (per the application statement)
- The Undergraduate Research Journal is currently accepting paper submissions
UNC 2017 Fall Symposium
Congratulations to the winners of UNC's Fall Symposium!
Biology/Chemistry: "The Pollination and Reproductive Biology of Thermopsis divaricarpa in the Central Rocky Mountains"
Earth Environmental Science/Business: "Ecological Health of the Poudre River"
Ecology and Envolutionary Biology/Anthropology: "Environmental Factors Regulating Swallow Bug Populations"
Congratulations to all who participated in UNC's 2018 Research Day! Research day offers both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to share their research discoveries in a day-long event.
Undergraduate Research Journal
The Undergraduate Research Journal (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.
Call for Papers
The Office of Undergraduate Research is issuing an ongoing call for papers for the next issue of the Undergraduate Research Journal. 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.
The URJ can accept submissions at any time for the next full issue.