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Undergraduate Research & Creative Endeavors

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Undergraduates are encouraged to engage in scholarly activities in all disciplines and there are a variety of resources available to help students to:


Preparation: Funding & Creating Posters

Student Research And Creative Endeavors (S-RACE) Grants

SRACE are available to CSU undergraduates to support research, creative scholarship, and travel to present findings and work. Awards are typically $300 per student.

Click Here for Details and Calendar of Important Deadlines.

Creating a Poster

How do you prepare a poster for presentations? Click here for guidelines used for Tower Day.

Poster Session

Columbus State Tower Day

Showcase your projects at CSU Tower Day, April 18, 2019. This is an annual event held each spring in the Schuster and Davidson Centers that featuring creative and scholarly presentations and poster sessions in all disciplines.

Proposals due by March 16, 2019

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Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference (GURC)

The Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference will be held November 2 – 3, 2018, on the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus. GURC is a regional, multidisciplinary conference designed to bring together undergraduate student researchers, artists, university and college faculty, and scholars from around the Southeast to showcase the exciting undergraduate work being conducted in the region. We welcome all fields of research and creative activities. The conference also includes the opportunity to make connections with peers, faculty in graduate programs, and mentors from around the state.

We invite you to join us for our 2018 conference! Please pass along this save the date to any students who may want to present their research, performances, or artwork. Conference abstracts of 300 words or less will be due September 21, 2018 by midnight. More information and the full conference website will be available in August at

Publishing: Articles or Abstracts

Momentum, CSU's Journal for Undergraduate Research and Critique, is accepting articles for its fourth edition.

momentum (PDF)
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Abstracts 2012 (PDF)

Abstract Annual, a collection of research abstracts for students presenting work at regional conferences and events.

Click Here for Online Submission Information

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