Year of Undergraduate Research

Year of

Year of Undergraduate Research

1975 - 2025

Celebrating 50 years of undergraduate research


2025 - 2075

Launching 50 more

Cultivating the next generation of innovators for Utah and beyond.

Join us in celebrating a remarkable milestone in 2025 as Utah State University commemorates 50 years of groundbreaking undergraduate research. We will explore the past half-century of innovation while also looking to the horizon, aspiring towards another 50 years of empowering the next generation of innovation.


50 years of undergraduate research at USU


A celebration of the accomplishments of our undergraduate students

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Another 50 years of innovation and beyond

Upcoming Events

YoUR Horizons
A pivotal new event bringing together students, lawmakers, business leaders, and academics to address the wicked problems facing our state, country, and world over the next 50 years. Undergraduate researchers, working in interdisciplinary teams, will dream big and present innovative solutions to the decision-makers shaping our future.

Research Week
A celebration of undergraduate research and its impact on our students and their World. Researchers from across all disciplines show off their hard work in a week of celebration and events that includes presentations, demonstrations and live performances.

Research on Capitol Hill
An annual celebration of undergraduate research and creative pursuits. Students will show policymakers their innovative and impactful research and how important the state’s support is in conducting such exciting work. Students will hold impactful conversations with Utah’s leaders, including private citizens, the media, legislators, and even the governor’s office.