Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center

Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Swenson Hall 3061
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8593

fax. 715-394-8412

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The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Center


The UW-Superior Center for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity promotes, recognizes and celebrates undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity by students in all academic disciplines.  We provide resources and opportunities for students and faculty mentors.


Student Opportunities

  • Undergraduate Research and Discovery Grant Funds -

    Spring semester travel awards are available to support travel to national or regional professional meetings or conferences for students presenting the results of their work.

    Project grants are available to cover expenses associated with student research or creative projects. Eligible expenses include supplies, services and research related travel.

    Request and Guidelines

  • SURF - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship -

    Congratulations to the 2015 SURF recipients!  Students and mentors will be working on their projects over the summer and will share the results of their work at the SURF Symposium during fall semester.

    2015 SURF Recipients


April was Undergraduate Research Month!

University of Wisconsin - Superior students will be showcasing their work at the following events:

  • URSCA Day of Celebration - April 14, 2015 - 12:00 - 7:00 PM.  The Campus Day of Celebration of URSCA is a showcase of the research done by University of Wisconsin - Superior students.  Students can present their work as a poster, a reading, a display or a musical performance.  The Day of Celebration events are open to the public.

  • Nemadji Review - University of Wisconsin - Superior's annual journal of student scholarly and creative work.

  • Metamorphosis - Council of Public Liberal Arts College's inter-disciplinary journal of undergraduate work.  Published twice a year - spring and fall. 

    Submissions accepted each semester, due by the end of the semester.  Faculty mentors should submit on behalf of students.

    Submit online

  • Posters in the Rotunda - April 22, 2015 - Students from across the U System present their research in the Capitol Rotunda to legislators and state leaders.  Six projects were selected to represent University of Wisconsin - Superior.

Faculty Funding Opportunities

  • URSCA Program Grants  - URSCA program grants are funded through a Growth Agenda for Wisconsin grant for the purpose of promoting and enhancing the use of URSCA and supporting its integration across the curriculum at UW-Superior.

    Deadline - Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until funds for the 2014-15 fiscal year are exhausted.

    Program Grants

    Program Grants Signature Page


  • High Impact Practices Curriculum Redesign Mini-Grants - Faculty and academic teaching staff are invited to apply for course and curriculum redesign mini-grants that address integration of any one of the three (3) specific High Impact Practices:

    • Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA)
    • Academic Service-Learning
    • Global Awareness

    The intention of the mini-grants is to support progress towards the strategic plan goal of integration of one or more High Impact Practices into all majors and minors.  Mini-grants will cover summer stipends for faculty and academic instructional staff to redesign courses to meet University approved quality standards for the selected High Impact Practices.  Applications are due to Emily Levings at CETL by April 15, 2015.

    Call for Proposals



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