Undergraduate Research Program
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The Council on Undergraduate Research is a professional organization that seeks to support and promote high quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship. CUR provides support and professional opportunities for faculty, staff, administrators, and students.

The Wisconsin Council on undergraduate Research is comprised of representatives from all campuses in the UW System. WisCUR aims to provide leadership to advance, inhance, and expand research, scholarship, and creative activities across the UW System to prepare graduates who can adapt and innovate for the challenges of the future.

WiscAMP works to increase retention of undergraduate students through enhanced academic program and services, including tutoring, mentoring, supplemental instruction, and peer support. They also work to address retention and persistence of underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines.




ORSP provides resources for projects that involve human and/or animal subjects. Here you can also apply for IRB and IACUC approval for your research and attain ethics certification.

The WebGURU is an interactive web-based tool intended to assist undergraduates to navigate the hurdles of undergraduate research experience.

The CIRTL goal is to enhance excellence in undergraduate education through the development of a national faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse learners as part of successful and varied professional careers. Also, aiming to further STEM undergraduate education through the development of a national faculty committed to implementing and advancing evidence-based teaching practices for diverse learners.




The WiSys Ambassador Program aims to enhance the vital connection between WiSys and the research community on UW System campuses. WiSys Ambassadors receive training in Intellectual Property as well as the technology transfer process and learn how to access resources offered by WiSys and other campus organizations designed to support technology development and entrepreneurial activity.

WiSys works hand-in-hand with inventors, researchers and students to facilitate cutting-edge research programs, identify, protect, develop and commercialize discoveries emanating from the research base as well as foster a spirit of innovative and entrepreneurial thinking on the campuses it serves. WiSys helps to advance scientific research throughout the state by patenting technologies developed out of the universities and licensing these inventions to companies capable of developing them to benefit Wisconsin and beyond.

The McNair Program realizes the value of diversity among researchers and scholars in academia. It aims to prepare undergraduate students with strong academic potential for the rigor of doctoral studies. Participants engaging in research and other high impact educational practices, under the mission to diversify the professoriate and other research-intensive careers.

LSMCE serves as a hub of information for scholars to access data, models, and funding opportunities in broadening participation of underrepresented minority (URM) students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The main goal of LSMCE is to strengthen the recruitment and retention of URM students through mentoring and providing support to ease the transitional challenges at critical educational junctures.

Other Resource Links

Student Undergraduate Research Organization

  • SURO is an organization connected directly to the Undergraduate Research Program. This organization aims to support undergraduate students who are new to research. They offer help with developing a research project, grant writing, poster creation, and even with dealing with academic stress. They also offer workshops for new students and provide information on opportunities for internships and research experience.
  • https://uww.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/suro

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Post Graduation

Beginning Graduate School Guide

  • Anderson Library offers resources for undergraduates who are looking to further their education at the graduate level. The resources include exam preparation, graduate school rankings, and UWW school of graduate studies to serve as a starting point for the graduate school search.
  • http://libguides.uww.edu/gradschool

Beginning the Process of Job Searching

  • Anderson Library offers resources for the first steps of preparing for the process of job searching. This page gives insights into the interview process, researching employers, and links to different job boards.
  • http://libguides.uww.edu/jobsearch

UW-Whitewater Career and Leadership Development

  • The Career and Leadership Development office here on campus offers many great resources for life after your undergraduate career. The CLD website offers job boards, career advice, leadership opportunities, ways to get involved on campus and more!
  • http://connectuww.orgsync.com/home

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URP information
  • McCutchan Hall, Lower Level
  • Common Office Hours:
  • M-F, 9 A.M. - 5 P.M.
  • Campus E-mail:  urp@uww.edu
  • Campus Phone:  (262) 472-1296
RAP information
  • McCutchan Hall, Lower Level
  • Campus E-mail:  rap@uww.edu
  • Campus Phone:  (262) 472-1484

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