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Office of Research and Creative Scholarship
Administration Building 322, 4150 Administration Dr,
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI

Research at Andrews

The Office of Research and Creative Scholarship (ORCS) seeks to promote excellence in research and creativity and foster an attitude of scholarly inquiry within the community of faculty and students of Andrews University.

The office supports the full spectrum of scholarly activity including the Scholarship of Discovery, the Scholarship of Integration, the Scholarship of Engagement, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. This is done through conferences and symposia, grant awards, and much more. 

Andrews University is classified as a Doctoral/Research University (DRU) according to the Carnegie Classification. Learn more

Upcoming Events
8th Annual John O. Waller Lectureship on the Arts

The 8th Annual John O. Waller Lectureship on the Arts will take place on October 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the Seminary Chapel. The presentation, "Speaking in silences: Why saying nothing can ruin a perfectly good education," will be given by Allyson Jule, professor of education, co-Director of Gender Studies Institute, Trinity Western University, British Columbia. Co-curricular credit is available. 





Jan Hus Symposium

The Jan Hus Symposium will be held from October 8-9, 2015 in the Seminary Chapel feauturing speaker Thomas Fudge, author of The Trial of Jan Hus. The Symposium will begin on October 8 at 6:30 pm and will resume on October 9 at 8:00 am.







Gift of Prophecy Symposium

The October 15-18 Gift of Prophecy in Scripture and History Symposium is being held on the campus of Andrews University this year in recognition of the centennial of Ellen White’s death and will launch a quinquennial world-wide emphasis in the Seventh-day Adventist Church for understanding the gift of prophecy. Those interested in Old Testament and New Testament teaching, theology and history on the gift of prophecy, as well as the writings of Ellen White, will be interested to attend and enhance their understanding of how the gift of prophecy was manifest in the past and also in a changing postmodern world. More information is available here

Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science

The 2015 Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science will take place from October 23-24 featuring keynote speaker Gregory Boyd, Senior Pastor of Woodland Hills Church and author of Is God to Blame, God at War, and Benefit of the Doubt. The conference will begin with a presentation on Friday night, October 23 at 7:30 pm at Pioneer Memorial Church and is free and open to the public. The conference will continue on Saturday morning, October 24 at 9:00 am in the Biology Amphitheater (Registration at 8:00 am). Free registration (by October 19) is required for the October 24 portion of the conference.

Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship 

The Office of Research and Creative Scholarship at Andrews University is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Seventh Annual Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship, which will take place on October 30 from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Faculty and Graduate Students are encouraged to present their research either as a poster (preferred) or as an oral presentation during a breakout session. The deadline for abstract submission is October 1. Please submit your abstracts through Digital Commons following the instructions outlined in the Call for Papers.

2015 Research Brochure

It's been a busy year at Andrews University! In the 2015 Research Brochure you'll get catch a glimpse of the campus master plan, learn about autoethnography, discover the importance of internalizing the Sabbath, and much more! View the Research Brochure here







From developing models to predict seabird behavior to tracking eye movement in the cognitive psychology lab, Andrews University faculty, staff, and students take seriously the motto "Seek Knowledge, Affirm Faith, and Change the World." 

Featured Research

Faculty Research

Student Research



Andrews University is home to a number of research groups and programs and research centers.

Centers and Consortia






Andrews University is a partner and host to many symposia, conferences, and forums every year that promote scholarly research in a variety of disciplines. 

Conferences and Lectureships

Upcoming Events


Learn about the opportunities and resources available to faculty members.

Faculty Activity Report (FAR)

Faculty Research Grant (FRG)

External Grant Funding



Learn about the opportunities and resources available to students.

Conference Reimbursement

Undergraduate Research Scholar Award (URS)

Graduate Research Assistantship


The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance at Andrews University is committed to helping researchers —faculty, staff, and students comply with all applicable federal, state, and institutional requirements and policies.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)


Read the latest news about research being done at Andrews. 

Performances and Exhibits

Research Awards and Rankings

Research Conferences and Symposia and more! 


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