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Undergraduate Research Program

The UGRP integrates the University's teaching and research missions through the creation and facilitation of faculty/student research partnerships. Select from buttons below to learn more about the UGRP and all the opportunities waiting for you.

Katie Nixon from Byron Michigan, is using her UGRP study grant to research the effects of the "DuneStepper" on recreational runners. The study is searching for evidence of improved overall balance after using the exercise device.
As part of her Undergraduate Research Program project (UGRP), Erica L Behnfeldt, of Fenton, MI, is researching on the effects that microplastics in the environment could affect single-celled organisms.