Summer Undergraduate Research Funding (SURF) Recipient Published

Congrats to Pearce Hamilton and Dr. Mike Larsen of CofC’s Physics department on their recent publication in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. Their work was funded through a 2020 summer SURF award.   Hamilton and Larsen spent the summer researching the Uncertainty of Heterogeneous Freezing Rate of Water on Muscovite Mica. To simply explain […]

2020 Celebration of Scholars

Please join us for our annual Celebration of Scholars event! DETAILS: This year’s event will be held virtually. Undergraduate students will showcase the results of their student/faculty collaborative research and creative activities projects via video presentations. We have 54 students from various disciplines participating. WHEN: Monday, August, 24th. Presentations will be posted on our website: […]

Celebration of Scholars – Call for Presenters

URCA’s annual Celebration of Scholars Event will be virtual this year! Any student/faculty teams that have worked on collaborative projects this summer or during the 2019-2020 academic year are encouraged to participate. Presenters will create a 3-5 minute video presentation on their research or creative activity project.  While we are sad to not be able […]

Recent Grad Shines a Light on Latin American Indigenous Languages

Words matter. Not just their meaning, but also the cultural significance of the languages used to speak them. For Madison “Madi” Crow ’20, her interest in the indigenous languages of Latin America started with an internship through the organization Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF). Crow learned about the internship program through the College of Charleston’s […]

Now Accepting RPG Applications

Research Presentation Grants – supports travel to conferences, meetings, competitions, etc. to present student/faculty collaborative research and creative activity projects. DEADLINE TO APPLY: July 10th The application and more information can be found on our website: Please reach out to us if you have any questions or need help with the application.  

2019-2020 URCA Award Recipients

As the 2019-2020 academic year draws to a close, The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities would like to recognize and celebrate our outstanding grant recipients. If you would like to read more about what our award recipients are up to, project abstracts can be found at the end of the article.  2020 Summer […]

Summit of Scholars – Call for Presenters

We are currently looking for students who are interested in giving a 12 minute oral presentation on their collaborative student/faculty research or creative activity project.  Students who participate will receive a certificate of presentation. This is a great opportunity to share your project with the campus community and work on your oral presentation skills.  For […]

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates now available

Students are you looking to conduct research this summer at another institution? Check out all the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) opportunities now available. Most applications are due Feb/March, don’t delay! You can search for opportunities here: