Undergraduate Research

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The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (OURS) supports and promotes undergraduate research. Our mission is to advance a sustainable culture of undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activities.

Featured Opportunities

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Learn more about some exciting opportunities open to students of all majors and class standing.

International Education Center


The International Education Center assists students pursuing domestic and study abroad, facilitates international programs on-campus and advises international students and faculty with immigration and naturalization needs.

Scholar-Citizen Initiative


The Scholar-Citizen Initiative promotes positive social change in Southwest Virginia and beyond by providing transformative learning opportunities to students.

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Learning Communities


Radford University offers five unique freshman academic learning communities (Biology ConnectionsCORE Connections ARO, RUMakers, and ECO Connections) and one themed learning community (Community of Artists) that provide students opportunities to deeply engage with faculty, academics and peers with similar interests.

Honors Academy


The Honors Academy at Radford University is a community of scholars defined by intellectual curiosity and active engagement in the educational process. Honors students are engaged in a variety of transformative educational experiences as they pursue excellence in their scholarly and creative activities.