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Sustainable Food Procurement and Stakeholders at UNC


Research completed by an Undergraduate Research Team funded by the UNC Office for Undergraduate Research has been published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Studies, and Community Development.

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A Storied History


Junior Britney Hong conducted oral histories of Southeast Asian American writers in North Carolina through a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

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Research Ripple Effect


We caught up with junior OUR Ambassador Aakanksha Gundu, who does research in the School of Medicine’s Strahl lab.

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23rd Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research


Click through to read details about the 2022 Celebration of Undergraduate Research, where more than 400 students presented their research.

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Check out our March 2022 Newsletter


Information about the 23rd Celebration of Undergraduate Research, summer research opportunities and more.

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A student uses a hoe to plant in the Carolina Community Garden.

Planting a “Sense of Place”


Undergraduates Mackenzie Collura Repp, Samara Airy Perez Labra, and Gabby Walton learned the meaning of hands-on research over the last year and a half  by getting their hands very, very dirty. From fall 2020 to summer 2021, they planted a garden inspired by their transcriptions of the diary of one of the twentieth century’s most influential American Indian writers and intellectuals.

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“Undergraduate Research Changed My Life” Meet OUR Director, Troy Blackburn


Meet Dr. Troy Blackburn, a professor of exercise and sport science and associate dean of the Office for Undergraduate Research. He says becoming involved in research as an undergraduate at Carolina “literally changed my life.”

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State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium


Have you worked with a faculty mentor on a research project or created a work of art under the direction of a faculty mentor? Have you written a research essay that you would like to publish? If you answered YES to any of these questions, consider submitting your work for the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium.

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Read the new Issue of JOURney, the UNC Journal of Undergraduate Research


The Spring 2021 volume of JOURney: The UNC Journal of Undergraduate Research is now available! This fifth volume of the interdisciplinary journal features 15 original articles that explore current and complex topics in research scholarship.

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Luke Hoang Nguyen is doing research on mental health here at UNC.

OUR Undergraduate Research Spotlight: Luke Nguyen


Ever since he was a high school student, UNC undergraduate Luke Nguyen has wanted to analyze how race might impact the ways Asian American and white American college students seek help for their mental health.

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