Don't just gain knowledge—create it.

URSA (Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity) is UAF's resource for the development and promotion of experiential learning activities that engage undergraduate students to support UAF's goal to become a leading student-focused research university.

Undergraduate research and creative activity at UAF covers all disciplines, from climate sciences to music, engineering, anthropology, life sciences, and theater.

URSA Events Calendar

Creativity's Lasting Power
URSA supports, develops and institutionalizes UAF's diverse and robust programs of undergraduate research and creative projects. At all levels, URSA aims to improve skills in critical thinking and communication and to engender a culture of life-long learning among all students, as well as enhance preparation and education of students who will fill the needs of Alaska's 21st century workforce and society.