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The Hazy Library and Learning Center is home to the Undergraduate Research Institute (URI). The Institute serves as a hub for communicating with the entire University community-students, alumni, faculty, staff, and external constituents-about research, opportunities, and events for undergraduates.

URI Mission

To assist in the advancement of a research-supportive environment by promoting a culture of intellectual inquiry, discovery, and collaboration both in and out of the classroom.

Research Services & Resources

Computers for research and design

  • Fast PCs (fastest on campus!) - Quad core 3.4 GHx processors w/ 8 GB of RAM
  • Ideal for research, writing, citing, preparing oral presentations, proposals, and more!
  • Research & Reference Desk

  • Research assistance: find books, e-books, database articles, Interlibrary Loan, M-F. See Desk for Hours
  • Research Resource Center—Hazy 119

  • High-end PCs with priority given to students involved in research
  • 3D MakerBot printer for fabrication and prototyping
  • Mac Production Lab—Hazy 232

  • 9 iMac computers (2.5 GHz Quad Core w/4 GB RAM) for graphic design and video editing.
  • Control Tower: Ignite Prescott: Teaching, Learning, and Research

  • Grant solicitations, collaborative research opportunities, calendar items, etc.
  • Wall of Fame

  • Exhibit of excellent research work by our students and faculty.
  • Online Tools

    In order to advance research initiatives, the following online tools are being utilized:

  • Council on Undergraduate Research
  • Foliotek e-Portfolios
  • ERAU Scholarly Commons

    URI Director

    The center's director, Dr. Anne Boettcher, is available for research consultation please e-mail or stop by room 117 in the library to make an appointment.

    For general information and inquires about the URI please contact Ginger MacGowan (928) 777-4874 in Hazy Library room 119.