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Undergraduate Research


Dixie State will host the third Regional Research Symposium (R2S) on April 18, 2019 at Innovation Plaza on the DSU campus. All students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are welcome to present their research, creative works, or innovations. The event is open to the public and free to attend! More information can be found here - R2S.


The Undergraduate Research Office (URO) is a university resource for both students and faculty. Our office not only helps recognize and celebrate research on campus but also helps researchers connect with collaborators, and seek funding opportunities to further enhance their work.

What is undergraduate research?

The Council on Undergraduate Research defines undergraduate research as “An inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline.”

Therefore, undergraduate research is any scholarly research or creative work that is conducted as an undergraduate student, that is, before they receive a Bachelor’s degree.

Contact a senator:

Students interested in funding should contact the senator who represents their academic school. Senators will help students draft a bill that will go before the entire Senate for approval. For more information, email your senator. Each senator is listed by academic discipline: DSUSA.


Rico Del Sesto, Director

Phone: 435-652-4488

Olga Pilkington, Assistant Director

Phone: 435-652-4488

Research office

Office: HCC 488
Phone: 435-879-4488

Office of Sponsored Programs


Office: Holland 5th floor