Professional development for student researchers.

The Office of Student Research (OSR) supports undergraduate student research in all disciplines. Whether you just have an idea or need help to complete a project, the Office of Student Research can help.

OSR helps students to develop their research interests, funds research projects by providing financial support for materials and travel and teaches students how to present their research effectively.


We offer individual consultations with Dr. Crystal Anderson, Director of Office of Student Research, to help you translate your passions into viable research topics.

Schedule your one-on-one appointment. 

Student Funding

We provide grants to undergraduate students to defray costs associated with research, including:

  • Art Supplies
  • Exhibit Supplies
  • Performance Supplies
  • Competition
  • Conference Fees
  • Membership Fees
  • Software Services
  • Subscription Services
  • Laboratory Supplies
  • Travel Expenses 

Research Programs

The Office of Student Research offers the Collegiate Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Opportunities (CURIO) program, where a student receives a stipend to work on his/her own research project with a faculty mentor and submits a manuscript to an undergraduate, graduate or professional scholarly journal for publication.

Students may undertake research just for the spring or also opt to participate in the summer writing retreat.

Publishing Opportunities

Our office publishes The Omnipedia Review, a peer-reviewed review journal. The online journal publishes review essays (comparative book reviews) and reviews articles (stand-alone literature reviews).