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Utah State has a strong tradition of promoting undergraduate research, and the NDFS department is not an exception. The undergraduate program at NDFS has grown exponentially during the last 5 years with more than 25 undergraduate researchers since 2002. Approximately 20% of these undergraduate researchers have received an Undergraduate Research & Creative Opportunities (URCO) grant from the VP of Research at USU. The outcomes of the undergraduate research program in NDFS are overwhelming with a significant number of peer-reviewed publications, poster and oral presentation in regional, national, and international meetings, So check us out.