Undergraduate Research Program

What are the skills and benefits of doing undergraduate research? 

Gain Skills

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Practice complex problem-solving
  • Collaborate in diverse group settings
  • Innovate and be creative
  • Locate, organize, and evaluate information from multiple sources
  • Expand upon specific skills within your area of interest
  • Increase understanding of different situations and decisions in a global context
  • Work with numbers and understand statistics
  • Apply knowledge and skills to real-world settings through internships and hands-on experiences

Utilize Benefits

  • Explore your area of interest
  • Earn financial support in the form of stipends or funds for research-related expenses
  • Meet others that share your passions and interests
  • Develop professional networks with students, faculty, and staff
  • Apply course ideas to real-life scenarios
  • Gain skills that you wouldn’t get the chance to in a traditional classroom setting
  • Increase your likelihood of acceptance into graduate programs
  • Graduation rates of undergraduates participating in research are consistently higher than the overall campus graduation rates (UWW Institutional Research and Planning)

Contact URP
  • Anderson, 2124
  • Email: urp@uww.edu
  • Phone: (262) 472-5085
Contact RAP
  • Anderson, 2124
  • Email: rap@uww.edu
  • Phone: (262) 472-1484