Welcome to Undergraduate Research at FLC

According to the Council on Undergraduate Research, undergraduate research is a mentored investigation or creative inquiry conducted by undergraduates that seeks to make a scholarly or artistic contribution to knowledge.

Fort Lewis College is proud of its student-centered undergraduate research across campus—from art studios to labs, the library, the theatre, and our incredible outdoor learning spaces!

  • Participate in unique experiences and work on real-world problems.  
  • Develop valuable skills like critical thinking and collaboration.
  • Benefit from expert faculty mentorship. 
  • Share your work on and off campus. 

UGR resources

  Get involved

Learn how to become an undergraduate researcher with this handy checklist.

  Research

Explore opportunities that are available both on and off campus.

View selected Summer 2024 research opportunities

  Grants

FLC offers student grants for research and travel to present at conferences.

Support UGR

Attend events for student & faculty research.

View all events

Read UGR news

2022 Undergraduate Research Scholar Award Winners 2022 Undergraduate Research Scholar Award Winners

2022 Undergraduate Research Scholar Award Winners

The 2022 Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards recognize the most outstanding projects from each year's crop of amazing student researchers. This...
How Giving Is Gaining by Kai Gurnoe-Brantley How Giving Is Gaining by Kai Gurnoe-Brantley

How Giving Is Gaining by Kai Gurnoe-Brantley

In this presentation, FLC biology major, Kai Gurnoe-Brantley, argues that science is "innately a helping field." His talk masterfully weaves together...
Just Playing in the Mud by Jean-Luc Stamp Just Playing in the Mud by Jean-Luc Stamp

Just Playing in the Mud by Jean-Luc Stamp

In this presentation, FLC Art & Design major/ Anthropology minor Jean-Luc Stamp, presents his exploration of wild clay and philosophizes about what we...
Chirping for Change by Siarrah Gomez-Boyiddle Chirping for Change by Siarrah Gomez-Boyiddle

Chirping for Change by Siarrah Gomez-Boyiddle

FLC Environment & Sustainability student Siarrah Gomez-Boyiddle describes how her personal experiences eating insects led to research on how an...

Contact us

Christine Smith, Undergraduate Research Coordinator

Phone: 970-852-5190
Email: smith_christine@fortlewis.edu

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