Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) facilitates research experiences for students in all academic disciplines through advising, research programs, and other research-related resources. URP works to expand research opportunities for undergraduates by supporting faculty and academic departments to integrate undergraduate research into their curricula and programs, and provides public events for students to present their scholarly work.

Undergraduate Research Impacts

Learn about the impact that undergraduate research has on students, mentors, and the broader scientific community.


Research Spotlight & News

January 2, 2023

The application for the 2023 Research Symposium is now open!


Head to the Apply to Symposium page for the 2023 application timeline and application link.




November 18, 2022

U.S. Under Secretary James Kvaal visits the UW Undergraduate Research Program

URP hosted a visit from U.S Under Secretary James Kvaal on November 3, 2022 and discussed research being conducted by current UW students and faculty, and the value of undergraduate research in promoting student belonging, retention, and career advancement.

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June 7, 2022

A monumental reckoning

Twenty undergraduate students in the arts and humanities examined the complex factors that lead to the creation, interpretation and removal of monuments in an innovative, interdisciplinary research institute.

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