Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

McNair Scholars transition undergraduate research projects to online formats

Words like pivot and persevere are often used to describe how students transitioned to remote learning due to COVID-19. David Martin, director of the McNair Scholars program, added courage when describing how 17 undergraduates adapted their research to online formats. The McNair Scholars program, a federally funded TRIO program, supports first-generation and underrepresented students who want to pursue doctoral programs.

Oct 13, 2020


GVSU researchers take samples along length of Grand River to assess its health

Peter Wampler, professor of geology, led the project that is part of the Making Waves initiative.

Jul 9, 2020


Student Scholars Day goes virtual; more than 100 presentations set

The 24th annual Student Scholars Day will be presented virtually Wednesday, April 8, with more than 100 presentations and exhibits planned.

Apr 7, 2020


Beckman scholar's research could aid threatened species of lizards

Isabel Thompson has a curiosity about science that keeps her hand in the air during class discussions.

Dec 2, 2019



Summer Scholars ready for showcase

While he was a student at Grand Rapids Community College, Jose Garcia built a schedule around industrial maintenance technology and computer science classes thinking it would lead him to a solid job.

Sep 3, 2019


Workshops will help student, faculty researchers communicate topics to general audience

Workshops offered in July by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship will help students and faculty members discuss their research topics with a non-scientific audience.

Jul 1, 2019


Two students selected as Goldwater Scholars

Two Grand Valley students received scholarship money from the nationally competitive Goldwater Scholars program.

May 9, 2019


Record number of students will participate in SSD

A record number of 793 students will give presentations during the 23rd annual Student Scholars Day on April 10.

Apr 8, 2019


Registration open for Student Scholars Day

Registration is open through March 1 for students to apply to participate in the 23rd annual Student Scholars Day, April 10, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship.

Feb 25, 2019