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A primary goal of the Office of Undergraduate Research is to share information about how the University of Utah is supporting undergraduate researchers and their success. Please check back as we continually update this section. Download the OUR 2022 Annual Report

  • 2021 - 2022

    • 596 Students Funded
    • 429 Students Advised
    • 232,216 Outreached to on Social Media
    • 1,045 Outreached to In-Person
    • 1,787 Attendees at the Education Series
    • 582 Undergraduate Research Presenters
    • 116 Published in the OUR Journal
    • 399 Mentors
    • Program Participant average years to graduate: 4.28 Years
  • 2021 - 2022

    Mentoring Relationships

    • 399 Mentors 
    • 18 College Partners
    • 232 Reviewers  
    • 35 Program Partners
    • Summer Program Partners: 13; 181 Students; 154 Faculty

    Funding

    • 596 Students Funded
    • 483 UROP Scholars
    • 45 SPUR Scholars
    • 20 Scholarships
    • 58 Travel & Small Grants Awarded
    • Total funded since 2015: 4,513
    • Graduate School Mini Expo: 197 Registered; 195 Attendees
  • 2021 - 2022

    Outreach Highlights

    The office increased its social media presence and in effect is reaching more students via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and email.

    • 31 Events Outreached
    • 231,216 Outreached on Social
    • 1,045 Outreached In-Person

    Advising Highlights

    • 429 Advised
  • 2021 - 2022

    Education & Presentation Highlights

    • 1,787 Attendees at the Education Series (Virtual & In-person)
    • 497 Undergraduate Research Symposia Presenters
    • 24 Research on Capitol Hill Presenters
    • 50 UCUR/NCUR Presenters

    Awards & Recognition

    • 37 Students recognized at the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards Ceremony
    • 17 Colleges participating in the OUR Awards Ceremony
    • 17 OUR Awardees
    • 1 Monson Essay Prize Recognized
    • 8 Francis Family Fund Scholarships
    • 7 Dee Foundation Scholarships
    • 4 Parent Fund Scholarships
  • 2021 - 2022

    Awards & Recognition

    • 596 Students Funded
    • 37 Students recognized at the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards Ceremony
    • 17 Colleges participating in the OUR Awards Ceremony
    • 17 OUR Awardees
    • 1 Monson Essay Prize Recognized
    • 8 Francis Family Fund Scholarships
    • 7 Dee Foundation Scholarships
    • 4 Parent Fund Scholarships
  • Faculty Mentors By College - UROP (Summer 2021 - Summer 2022)

    • Architecture & Planning (4)
    • Business (1)
    • Cultural & Social Transformation (6)
    • Dentistry (1)
    • Education (3)
    • Engineering (53)
    • Fine Arts (8)
    • Health (17)
    • Humanities (10)
    • Medicine (58)
    • Mines & Earth Sciences (11)
    • Nursing (3)
    • Pharmacy (8)
    • Science (36)
    • Social & Behavioral Science (32)
    • Social Work (1)

    UROP Graduate Student Mentors by College (Summer 2021 - Summer 2022)

    • Engineering (6) 
    • Science (2)
    • Social & Behavioral Science (6)

     Faculty Mentors by College - SPUR  (Summer 2021 - Summer 2022)

    • Architecture & Planning (2)
    • Cultural & Social Transformation (1)
    • Dentistry (1)
    • Education (3)
    • Engineering (10)
    • Health (6)
    • Humanities (1)
    • Medicine (24)
    • Mines & Earth Sciences (1)
    • Nursing (1)
    • Pharmacy (1)
    • Science (4)
    • Social & Behavioral Science (5)
    • Social Work (1)

  • UROP Scholars by College

    (Summer 2021 - Summer 2022)

    • Architecture & Planning (5) 
    • Business (1)
    • Cultural & Social Transformation (11) 
    • Dentistry (3)
    • Education (3)
    • Engineering (110)
    • Fine Arts (7)
    • Health (28)
    • Humanities (11)
    • Medicine (76)
    • Mines & Earth Sciences (18)
    • Nursing (4)
    • Pharmacy (11)
    • Science (60)
    • Social & Behavioral Science (64)
    • Social Work (1)

  • 483 UROP Scholar Awards
    497 Student presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
    50 Student presentations at UCUR/NCUR
    14 Small & Travel grants awarded
    136 Students earned the URSD

    The OUR 2022 Annual Report (Forthcoming)

  • 490 UROP Scholar Awards
    495 Student presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
    108 Student presentations at UCUR/NCUR
    14 Small grants awarded
    0 Travel grants awarded (no travel due to COVID restrictions)
    137 Students earned the URSD

    Download the OUR 2021 Annual Report

  • 590 UROP Scholar Awards
    232 Student presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
    61 Student presentations at UCUR/NCUR
    29 Small grants awarded
    48 Travel grants awarded
    165 Students earned the URSD

    Download the OUR 2020 Annual Report

  • 588 UROP Scholar Awards
    520 Student presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
    47 Student presentations at UCUR/NCUR
    32 Small grants awarded
    68 Travel grants awarded
    164 Students earned the URSD

    Download the OUR 2019 Annual Report

  • 527 UROP Scholar Awards
    338 Student presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
    57 Student presentations at UCUR/NCUR
    35 Small grants awarded
    57 Travel grants awarded
    112 Students earned the URSD

    Download the OUR 2018 Annual Report

  • 583 UROP Scholar Awards
    347 Student presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
    59 Student presentations at UCUR/NCUR
    28 Small grants awarded
    66 Travel grants awarded
    137 Students earned the URSD

    Download the OUR 2017 Annual Report

  • 492 UROP Scholar Awards
    351 Student presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
    167 Student presentations at UCUR/NCUR
    36 Small grants awarded
    49 Travel grants awarded
    157 Students earned the URSD

    Download the OUR 2016 Annual Report

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