Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity

  • Spring URSCA Day
  • Physics - SURRF 2
  • Biology - Dr. Lyden and Lindomar
  • Student working on her URSCA project (artwork)
  • Fall Gala
  • Physics - SURRF1
  • Honeybees
  • Spring URSCA Day - Angela
  • Hydrology
  • 2016 Summer Scholars Group Photo


The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is dedicated to providing opportunities and resources that foster high-quality student-faculty collaborative projects and enhance student development.  The URSCA Office was opened in spring of 2013.  Our mission is to support and promote the culture of undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activity across campus.  We offer URSCA opportunities for students at all levels of the undergraduate experience: from the first and second years through graduation!


Upcoming URSCA Opportunities for Spring 2017

Trainings in Research and Professional Dev.



Location, Time

Feb. 3

URSCA Mini-Forum: How to Pick a Topic and Find a Mentor (Reserve your seat by registering online)

URSCA Office; 12-12:30 p.m.

Feb. 8 

Career Services - My First Resume

Wind River Room, UC; 1-2 p.m.

Feb. 13

URSCA Mini-Forum: How to Create a Research Plan (Reserve your seat by registering online)

URSCA Office; 3:30-4 p.m.

Feb. 13-19      

Career Services - Career Fair Preparation Tables

Main Entrance (Heritage Hall), UC; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Feb. 21

URSCA Mini-Forum: How to Build a Budget (Reserve your seat by registering online)

URSCA Office; 3:30-4 p.m.

Feb. 21

Career Services - Networking Social

Falcon's Nest, UC; 5-6 p.m. 

Feb. 21

Career Services - Ag Networking Social, Sponsored by Ag Business Marketing Society

Falls Room, UC; 6-8 p.m.

Feb. 22

Career Services - Career Fair

Riverview Ballroom, UC; 10 a.m. -3 p.m.

Feb. 27

Research Ethics Workshop (Reserve your seat by registering online)

Room 118, WEB; 3-4 p.m. 

Feb. 27

Career Services - Teacher Candidate Professional Development Day 

UC; 8:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 

March 2

Career Services - Salary Negotiation Workshop 

St. Croix River Room, UC; 2-4 p.m. 

March 8

URSCA Research Poster Making Workshop (Reserve your seat by registering online)

Lab 164, Chalmer Library; 4:30-6 p.m. 

March 21

URSCA Presentation Skills Workshop (Reserve your seat by registering online)

St. Croix River Room, UC; 4-5 p.m. 

March 28  

Career Services - Etiquette Dinner

Riverview Ballroom, UC; 5-7:30 p.m.

April 19

Career Services - Mock Interview Day 

Riverview Ballrom, UC; 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Grant Opportunities



Rolling Review

Falcon Scholars: URSCA Track - rolling review of research proposals

Feb. 17

Falcon Travel Grant - Spring Round

Feb. 17, pending funding

URSCA Mentor Travel Grant - Spring Round

March 10, 2017

Undergraduate Stipends and Expenses (USE) Grant - Spring Round

May 19, 2017

URSCA Course Redesign Grant - Spring Round

Dissemination Opportunities



Jan. 3

Registration opens for UW System Symposium

March. 6

Registration closes for UW System Symposium

April 6-8

National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Memphis in Memphis, TN

April 12

Research in the Rotunda (invitation only) at the Capitol Rotunda in Madison, WI


Posters on the Hill in Washington D.C.

April 21

UW System Symposium at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in Stevens Point, WI



Contact us!

Contact the URSCA Director, Dr. Lissa Schneider-Rebozo in the URSCA Office, 160 Hagestad Hall

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Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity


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