Research & Creative Activity

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Track Description

The Honors in Research and Creative Activity track provides a pathway for students to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and confidence in conducting research or creative activity appropriate to their chosen discipline. Through participation in the track, students develop their skills under the guidance of one or more faculty mentors.

Students graduating with Honors in Research and Creative Activity will demonstrate the ability to work through a research or creative process, which may include: conception or question formulation; background research; proposal; methodology; craft strategies; implementation; analysis; reflection; revision; exhibition/presentation/performance; and dissemination.


Research & Creative Activity Faculty


Tracey Burke, Ph.D.

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Masoumeh Heidari Kapourchali, Ph.D.

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Ray Ball, Ph. D. 

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Research & Creative Activity Events Calendar

Click the button below to view a dynamic list of events for students interested in research and creative activity. The list will be updated regularly, so check back often!

UR Events List


Research & Creative Activity Track requirements

Graduating with Honors is available to both Associate and Bachelor degree-seeking students, though each has a separate set of requirements. Go to the Research & Creative Activity Track Requirements page to see what is required to graduate with honors.

Research & Creative Activity Requirements


Portfolio Requirements: Share your Honors story

Every Honors College student will create an ePortfolio showcasing their Honors experiences and academic accomplishments. To learn more about these ePortfolios, and what they should encompass, select the link below.

Honors ePortfolios


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