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Attention All UAS Undergraduate Students, the 2015 URECA Award application for funding is now available!

UAS is excited to announce that this year’s Undergraduate REsearch and Creative Activity (URECA) application period is now open.  If you have a research or creative project that you would like to undertake, please consider applying for funding through URECA.  We can offer up to $2,500 to selected students who design and complete their own projects with the guidance of a faculty mentor.

Challenge your students to dig into something they’ve always been curious about!
Important dates to note:

  • Deadline for submission of applications is 5:00 pm, December 15, 2014.
  • Funding for successful applicants will become available beginning in February 2015.
  • Projects must be completed by December 2015.
  • Successful applicants will present their projects to the UAS community at the April 2015 or April 2016 URECA symposium.

More information about URECA, including summaries of previous projects, is available on the research website.

If you have questions about the URECA program please contact Assistant Professor Brian Vander Naald ( or Proposal Coordinator Kelly Jensen (

This could be just the opportunity some of your students have been looking for!
Karen Schmitt, Ph.D.
 Vice Provost of Research & Sponsored Programs


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