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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 7th Annual MSU Denver Undergraduate Research Conference will take place on Friday, April 27, 2018.  Visit Undergraduate Research Conference for more information.

‌UR Conference Workshops

Upcoming workshops:

Introduciton to Creating Posters Workshop. In collaboration with the Auraria Library, this hands-on workshop will get you started on creating a professional looking poster.  You will learn how to communicate your message clearly through layout, white space, images and color.  Click here to register for this workshop through the Auraria Library.  

  • 3/29, 3-4 pm in Auraria Library
  • 4/4, 4-5 pm in Auraria Library


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 will be available for the 2017-18 academic year, please click here.

Grant Program

The deadline for the 2017-18 application has passed.  Please check back next fall.   

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

Featured Mentor

Every semester 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 Dr. Anahi Russo for being last semester's 'Featured Mentor'.  

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