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Undergraduate Research & Training Programs (URTP)     

URTP is primarily responsible for the coordination of all undergraduate research and creative pursuits at the College and for the development of strategies to increase student involvement in scholarly activities. The URTP office works collaboratively with faculty, staff and students to support the scholarly engagement of undergraduates from all divisions through activities such as mentor pairing, professional development workshops, RCR (Responsible Conduct in Research) Training, Research Day planning, and student research engagement data collection.

Summer 2022 ORICeLearn

Back by popular demand, ORICeLearn sessions are designed to help all students interested in research and creative works gain valuable skills.

ORICeLearn Registration



11 a.m. | Let’s Talk Shop: Why Conduct Research?
Student Panelist, Research Day Winners

2 p.m. | How to Develop a Research/Project Plan
Danielle Dickens, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Psychology


12 p.m. | Summer Check-in Identifying Expectations
Brandi Taylor, Undergraduate Research & Training Programs Mgr.

2 p.m. | How can I analyze my data?: Intro to SPSS
Celeste Lee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology & Anthropology


11 a.m. | Getting Organized w/Bublup
Eric Newdom, Bublup Support Specialist

12 p.m. | How to Conduct a Literature Search
Woodruff Library Staff


12 p.m. | How to Review Literature
Ahniah Charles, C'2022

2 p.m. | Project Development: How to Think Critically
Panelist TBD

URTP Updates

Please sign up to receive periodic updates from URTP about Research Day, summer programs, creative works opportunities, events and more. You can also follow @spelmanresearch for updates.


Spelman College COVID-19 Research Continuity FAQ

Covid-19Scholarly activities, research, and creative pursuits are an integral part of the vibrant intellectual culture at Spelman College. The Office of Research, Innovation, and Collaboration  team members will still be available to support you remotely. Do not hesitate to reach out to Tasha Inniss, Ph.D., with any concerns.

COVID-19 Guidelines for Scholarly and Creative Projects (PDF)



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Undergraduate Research & Training Programs Unit

Brandi Taylor
Brandi Taylor, C'2001
URTP Manager, ORIC

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