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SURCA 2024 Applications Open to WSU Undergraduates through Feb. 20

Washington State University undergraduates can submit abstracts from Dec. 4 through Feb. 20 to present their mentored research, scholarship, and creative activity on March 25 at the 2024 Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA). SURCA also needs plenty of faculty members, post-doctoral researchers, and experts from the community to serve as judges; and this year, post-candidacy doctoral students are being invited to judge SURCA projects. Judges can sign up online.

WSU SURCA Gives 49 Undergraduates 43 Research Awards at Showcase

Of the nearly 200 Washington State University students presenting at the Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) 2023 event on March 27, 49 received a total of 43 awards totaling $9,200. “Student participation topped our expectations, with the number of presenters up more than 36 percent over last year, which was our first in-person SURCA since the COVID-19 pandemic struck,” said Jeremy Lessmann, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, event host and part of the Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement in the provost’s office. “We were very pleased to give 30 percent more awards—and more than an additional $1,000 —to deserving researchers this year, as well.”

SURCA 2023 undergraduate research award recipients.

SURCA 2023 Applications Open to WSU Undergraduates through Feb. 21

Washington State University undergraduates can submit abstracts from Dec. 5through Feb. 21 to present their research, scholarships, and creative activities on March 27 at the 2023 Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) . “SURCA 2023 will give students from every major, campus, and year in college the chance to share the results of […]

WSU SURCA Gives 43 Undergraduates 33 Research Awards at March 28 Showcase

PULLMAN, Wash.—More than one-third of the Washington State University students presenting posters at the Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) 2022 on March 28 will receive monetary awards for their top-quality efforts. SURCA is the unique WSU-wide venue for students from all majors, years in college, and all WSU campuses to share their […]

The entire group of students who won an award at SURCA 2022 poses together on the stage of the CUB auditorium.

SURCA 2022 Applications Open Through Feb. 22

Washington State University undergraduates can submit abstracts now through Feb. 22 to present posters on March 28 at the annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) 2022. “SURCA 2022 will give students from every major, campus, and year in college the chance to share the results of their efforts with a mentor that […]

A student points out results on their poster during a SURCA presentation.

WSU Undergraduates Land 33 Research Awards at SURCA 2021 Presentation Event

More than a quarter of Washington State University students who delivered virtual presentations won monetary awards at the annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 29 in Pullman. SURCA is the unique WSU-wide venue for students from all majors, years in college, and from all WSU campuses. Nearly 150 students from the Pullman, […]

SURCA 2021 Features Undergraduate Researchers at Virtual Showcase March 29

PULLMAN, Wash.—More than 120 projects representing the mentored work of Washington State University students will be featured Mon., March 29 from 3:00-4:15 p.m. at the virtual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA). “We are delighted to welcome the WSU community and public to virtual SURCA 2021 to learn about our students’ efforts in […]

SURCA 2020 Abstract Book Posted Online

PULLMAN, Wash.—The Showcase for Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) 2020 abstract book of student projects is now available online, said Shelley Pressley, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. It is part of the Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement at Washington State University. In anticipation of the March 30 Showcase for Undergraduate Research […]

SURCA 2020 Abstract Applications Open Through Feb. 20

MEDIA: Shelley Pressley, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research, 509-335-5443, UG.research@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University undergraduates can submit abstracts now through Feb. 20 to present posters on March 30 at Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) 2020. The online form for students to submit abstracts and details about the event are at https://SURCA.wsu.edu. “SURCA […]

Forty-six WSU Undergraduates Land 37 Research Awards at the SURCA 2019 Poster Event March 25

MEDIA: Shelley Pressley, WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, 509-335-1214, spressley@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Nearly a quarter of Washington State University students who delivered poster presentations won monetary awards at the eighth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 25 in Pullman. SURCA is the unique WSU-wide venue for students from all majors, years […]

Group photo of SURCA 2019 award winners posing on stage in the CUB auditorium.