Sachen Pillay with his research portfolio on Ballet Russes.
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In 1975, Utah State University funded the first Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunity (URCO) grant, and in doing so became only the second institution to fund undergraduate research in a deliberate and dedicated way. In February 2021, our 45-year dedication to undergraduate research was recognized by the Council on Undergraduate Research
First, Associate Vice President for Research, Alexa Sand, walks us through the ways that USU supports and encourages undergraduate research. While many people still think
Dr. Vargis believes that undergraduate research is an important component of the undergraduate experience and encourages all undergrads to give it a try. “This is an opportunity to try something new and see how it feels,” she says, “you don’t have to become a researcher, but this is an opportunity that you might as well take advantage of while you’re here as an undergraduate student”
Cedric Mannie came to Dr. Breanne Litts lab through the Native American Summer Mentorship Program ) which brings students from the two-year USU Blanding campus to USU’s main campus in Logan to experience research in the labs. Cedric, who is a computer engineer, was drawn to Dr. Litts’ LED
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