Fall 2020/Spring 2021 ASSURE Funding Winners

Fall 2020 Mathematics and Natural Sciences Characterization and Assessment of Entry-Level Receiver and Amplifier Capabilities for UA Radio Astronomy Student: Dylan Meyer Major: Music Award Amount: $998.10 Mentor: Adam Hauser Department: Physics and Astronomy Regulation of endocytosis at the blood-brain barrier in function and dysfunction Student: Eric Espinal Major: Biological Sciences Award Amount: $1,000.00 Mentor:

New Research Focused Course in Spring 2021

CE 491 – Human Behavior and Weather Research: open┬áto all majors in Spring 2021. Students will participate in a research project. For more information, contact: Dr. Laura Myers,   You can also find more information via the flyer: CE 491 Flyer

Undergraduate Research Webinars

Webinars will be offered in Fall 2020 to help undergraduates plan and seek out undergraduate research opportunities. For more information, please contact ASSURE Webinar 1: Nov. 11, 2020. 12-1 pm: Submitting a Competitive Undergraduate Research Proposal for ASSURE Funding Weblink: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: ASSURE Webinar 2: Dec. 02,

ASSURE is Now Accepting Proposals

Please visit for information on how to apply for funding for this next cycle.


This is an announcement to help clear up some possible confusion down the line. The Undergraduate Creative and Research Academy (UCRA) has been renamed to Arts & Sciences Support for Undergraduate REsearch (ASSURE) to avoid confusion with the Office of Undergraduate Research’s annual undergraduate research conference, URCA.