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Mission Statement:

The mission of the University of Utah Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is to facilitate and promote undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and creative works in all disciplines throughout the University of Utah campus.

What we do:

OUR supports undergraduate research through: funding travel & small grants, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) scholarships, Summer Program Undergraduate Research experiences, and scholarships. OUR partners with faculty and research clusters on cutting-edge research. We advance undergraduate research with semester symposia and the publication opportunities with the Undergraduate Research Journal publication. We offer research advising at all stages of their research experience. In line with our commitment to education, we further knowledge through the Undergraduate Research Education Series. We  recognize research excellence with Undergraduate Research Scholar Designation (URSD) and an annual awards ceremony.

Annie Isabel Fukushima, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies and Director, Office of Undergraduate Research
Annie Isabel Fukushima, Ph.D.
Cindy Greaves
Associate Director
Cindy Greaves
Shelly Parker
Program Manager
Shelly Parker
Outreach Coordinator
KT Finney
Angie Leiva
Academic Program Coordinator
Angie Leiva
Jennifer Santiago
Academic Program Coordinator
Jennifer Santiago
she/her
Anna Gilstrap
Undergraduate Research Leader, Social Media Specialist
Anna Gilstrap
Undergraduate Research Leader, STEM Specialist
Ali Nopper
Sonia Osuna
Undergraduate Research Leader, Pre-Award Specialist
Sonia Osuna
Ava Peitz
Undergraduate Research Leader, Institutional Review Board
Ava Peitz
Kishan Thambu
Undergraduate Research Leader, Publications & Presentations
Kishan Thambu

OUR Office


Summer Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday

our@utah.edu

(801) 581-8070

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