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Research Experiences

Faculty within the department have students volunteer as Undergraduate Research Assistants in their labs.  Potential benefits for student include:

  • an opportunity to learn more about research in our field
  • direct mentoring from a research faculty member or graduate student, which could lead to a more personal letter of recommendation
  • authorship on abstracts or papers
  • experiences that will prepare you for graduate school
  • a resource for working on a honors thesis (through the department) or an Honors College Thesis

Apply online to be an Undergraduate Research Assistant for any of the department’s research labs or core facilities: