Undergraduate Research Scholar Graduation Distiniction

URS Distinction is offered every semester to outgoing graduates.

Applications are usually due in the middle of the Fall and Spring semesters.

MInes Undergraduate Research Fellowship

MURF offers all undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in innovative, faculty-led research.

MURF 2021-2022 awards have been announced! Check back in Spring 2022.

First-year innovation and research scholar training

FIRST offers an opportunity for highly motivated first-year students to participate in original research.

Awards for 2021-2022 have been announced! Check back in Spring 2022.

Undergraduate Research Journal

Reuleaux is Mines peer-reviewed undergraduate research magazine. Get involved today!

Reuleaux Writing Grant

The RWG is awarded annually in the Fall semester. Learn more about how you can participate!

Mines 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium

Each year, the Undergraduate Research Symposium provides students across disciplines the opportunity to present their research in person or virtually.

Click the button below to view past projects.

FOSTERING EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING THROUGH

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

The office of Undergraduate Research Scholars works hard to provide students a wide array of opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research led by Mines faculty mentors. Research opportunities include fellowships, research assistantships, and even obtaining credits for research. Programs such as the First-Year Innovation & Research Scholar Training (FIRST) and Mines Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF) can help incoming students get a head start in their field of interest.

FOSTERING EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING THROUGH

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

The office of Undergraduate Research Scholars provides students with a wide array of opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research led by Mines faculty mentors. Research opportunities include fellowships, research assistantships, and even obtaining credits for research. Programs such as the First-Year Innovation & Research Scholar Training (FIRST) and Mines Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF) can help incoming students get a head start in their field of interest.

Are you an student or faculty mentor interested in undergraduate research?

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The FIRST fellowship gave me my first experiences in a professional lab, and enriched my education in countless ways.

– Avery Tyndall (Mentor, Dr. Susanta Sarkar), Physics, Class of 2023

FIRST helped me solidify my interest in continuing research as an undergraduate at Mines and in post-undergraduate work.

– Tony Tien (Mentor, Dr. Kevin Cash), CBE, Class of 2023

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Undergrad Research Ambassadors

Undergrad Research Journal