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Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program promotes, supports, and celebrates MSU Denver faculty and student engagement in undergraduate research activities. These undergraduate research experiences enhance students’ preparedness and competitiveness for future employment and the pursuit of advanced degrees.

Undergraduate Research Conference


The 4th Annual MSU Denver Undergraduate Research Conference is taking place on Friday, May 1, 2015 in the Student Success Building from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

Over 400 people attended last year's conference with 150 presentations and posters.  Visit Undergraduate Research Conference for more information.

‌UR Conference Workshops

Throughout the academic year, workshops and informational sessions are held to help students prepare for the Undergraduate Research Conference.  For more information on what workshops are available, please click here.

Grant Program

Grants of up to $500 are available for students who need funding for their research.  For more information, visit Undergraduate Research Grants.

The application period for 2014-15 is now closed.  Please check back in late Spring 2015 for details on the 2015-16 application deadline.

Mentor of the Month

Every month the Undergraduate Research Program recognizes MSU Denver faculty and staff who are fantastic mentors of undergraduate research whether being in a classroom setting or outside a class.  Congratulations to this month's Mentor of the Month!

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the Undergraduate Research Program, please contact or call us at 303-556-3290. We are located in the Administration Building, Room 325.


Upcoming Workshop

Guidance for Writing Your Abstract

Wednesday, March 11
10 - 11 a.m.
325 Administration Building

A well written abstract is an important part of the process of presenting your research.  Hosted by the Writing Center, this workshop will give you ideas on how to stucture your abstract.

To register for this workshop, email with the title and date of the workshop in the subject line.  Walk ins are welcome but RSVP is preferred.

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