Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program

  1. April 20, 2023

    Humanizing research, UROP empowers young academics

    About 1,300 mentors and mentees presented their projects April 19 at this year’s UROP symposium, “Humanizing Research: The Quest for Authentic Action.”

  2. April 14, 2022

    UROP gives undergraduates hands-on mentoring for research

    The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program pairs up students with mentors who work together for up to two years to develop a research project and the resources to build it. 

  3. July 19, 2021

    Students to present research projects in UROP virtual events

    Nearly 100 students from across U-M will showcase their research projects as part of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program during a pair of virtual events July 29 and Aug. 4, both of which are open to the public.

  4. April 6, 2021

    Undergraduate student research spring symposium goes virtual

    Despite the pandemic, the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program was able to implement a successful program to give first-year, second-year and transfer students research experience.

  5. September 21, 2020

    Accolades — September 2020

    Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.

  6. July 29, 2019

    Events this week cap 30th anniversary of UROP program

    The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, which caps its 30th anniversary with events this week, has impacted the academic careers of thousands of U-M students.

  7. April 17, 2017

    UROP event celebrates a year of faculty, student research

    The annual Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Spring Research Symposium will highlight the work of 1,300 students and 900 faculty-staff mentors.

  8. July 23, 2015

    Students spend summer conducting research at Detroit nonprofits

    Two dozen U-M students are conducting summer research for Detroit nonprofits and public agencies as part of the Detroit Community Based Research Program.

  9. June 18, 2014

    $1.5M grant expands undergraduate research opportunities

    More than 3,700 additional U-M undergraduates will get real-world research experience over the next five years through a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

  10. February 24, 2014

    UROP celebrates 25 years of undergraduate research

    The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program in LSA will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a symposium March 14.