Claim your curiosity.



Generations of Jayhawks have made undergraduate research an important part of their KU experience. The Center for Undergraduate Research would like to help these alumni stay connected with the exciting undergraduate research happening here.

How you can get involved

Share your story
It's important for undergraduates to hear how KU alumni have been able to utilize the skills they learned doing research in their professional lives. If you did research as an undergraduate at KU, we'd love to share your story through our alumni spotlights. Simply fill out the Alumni Profile Submission Form.

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Research teaches critical thinking and problem solving — top skills sought by employers
The Research Experience Program has certified more than 2,000 students since 2005
KU is a member of the Council on Undergraduate Research
More than 1,200 students have received Undergraduate Research Awards since 1986
More than 150 mentors sponsored undergraduate projects through the Center for Undergraduate Research each year
KU's first valedictorian, Flora Richardson, conducted research as an undergraduate before graduating in 1873
Highlight your research on your transcript: Get certified through the Research Experience Program
Use research to apply what you learned in the classroom to a real problem
Students who perform research develop strong relationships with KU faculty
Research is a hands-on way to explore career options
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report