Welcome to the Department of Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is a resource for all undergraduates in all majors on all Lamar University campuses, seeking to enhance their undergraduate experience through participation in research. It is an academic endeavor facilitated by faculty mentor and student teamwork. Students will learn to engage in the discovery process, creating knowledge through various methods of inquiry and analysis.

Seventeen OUR Grant Recipients honored at Awards Reception


The Office of Undergraduate Research announced 17 winners of the recent grant proposal contest for students wishing to conduct undergraduate research. Each student will receive up to $1,000 for undergraduate research support along with a $500 stipend.The grant recipients will submit a report detailing their research outcomes and present their findings at the Lamar Undergraduate Research Expo on April 20th. Recipients, their family members, mentors, faculty and staff celebrated at the Awards Reception held October 21, 2014, in the University Reception Center. Dr. Kumer P. Das, Director, along with University President, Dr. Kenneth Evans and Dr. Stephen Doblin, presented the scholars with their certificates.

Upcoming Events 

Abstract Submission DEADLINE

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Conference

October 24

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Conference 

November 15, 2014