The mission of the First Year Research Experience (FYRE) program is to build a community
of STEM students, faculty and professionals from various STEM backgrounds to support
young STEM majors or potential majors as they form identities as members of the scientific
community, thus improving the likelihood that they will persist to graduation. FYRE
is supported by funding from the Helen Clay Frick Foundation.
The McNair Scholars Program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing
doctoral studies. Services include, but are not limited to: graduate school exploration,
research opportunities, faculty mentoring and writing assistance.
URCAF offers a platform through which undergraduate students may engage in the scholarly
conversation by presenting new research they have conducted to the WSU community.
URCAF supports submissions that contribute to thsi conversation from across all disciplines
and using all forms of documentation. There truly are no limits to the type of submissions
that will be considered, and the next winner of this juried research competition showcase
may be you!