Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (CURCE)

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (CURCE), under the auspices of the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, is a resource for all undergraduates who wish to explore the research excellence of our campus. UAlbany students who engage in research, scholarship and creative activities can:

  • Enhance their academic skills, learning, and success
  • Make intellectual or creative contributions to an academic discipline
  • Learn about a specific field or career and develop competencies for future success
  • Cultivate a network of academic and professional advisors, mentors, and peers
  • Attend and present at institutional, regional, and national conferences
  • Apply for and receive funding through CURCE’s Student Awards & Funding mechanisms
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to be exposed to new ideas, cultures, and viewpoints