Faculty Research Assistance Program (FRAP) Directory

The FRAP Directory allows students to identify UCSB faculty who are looking for undergraduate students to participate in their research projects or creative activities. Please use the links below to find opportunities by discipline. Students, if your desired discipline is not listed, please contact the Undergraduate Research Initiatives office at 805-893-3090 or urca@ltsc.ucsb.edu for assistance. Faculty, if you would like to post your research or creative activity opportunity, please complete the online submission form.

Art

Kim Yasuda

Location:
Arts Building #534 Office # 1316
805-893-2153

Research Project

Isla Vista Community Arts Internships.
 

Undergraduate Contribution

Student interns will develop and execute an IV-centered,Capstone project, exploring their individual and collaborative research and/or production skills through meaningful and effective community dialogue and engagement. Participants will research a broad range of local history and sites in IV, including but not limited to: residential neighborhoods, housing, parks, parking lots, streets, county-owned buildings, community and education centers, co-ops and food/retail storefronts. Those living in Isla Vista will explore their own residential environments and neighborhood streets/parks as potential settings for their research/work. Students may also look at models for social programming, including event resource development, planning-execution, county/city ordinance process and other critical infrastructures that support off-site, public arts development. 
 
 
 

Requirements

Community engagement and arts interested undergraduates of any discipline.

Location:
Arts Building #534 Office # 1316
805-893-2153

Research Project

Research project: Light Works, Isla Vista: May 20-23, 2016
 

Undergraduate Contribution

Various research opportunities include: Administrative (organizational and coordination/facilitation of artist projects and site visits, as well as installations); Call for Artists Review (assist in coordination of online artists review process through slideroom, facilitate review process with curators); Social Media (branding and promotion on line and in print (web, print posters, etc), Development (both crowd-sourced, private and other); Artist facilitator (work with artist to help them develop their works on site in Isla Vista during Winter/ Spring quarter 2016). 
 

Requirements

Should have creative interest and flair in public, community based projects that enhance the visual quality of life in our immediate environments. art fabrication, solid state LED engineering/lighting technologies and graphic design, web design, social media skills valuable, but not required. Enthusiasm and commitment to the vision a must!