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Why do research?

 Undergraduate research offers you an enriching opportunity for in-depth study

Original research lets you:

  • Solve problems in an area of your own interest.
  • Make new discoveries and create new artifacts.
  • Interact with research faculty outside of the classroom.
  • Demonstrate your intellectual dedication and academic skills to:
    • Future employers.
    • Graduate programs.
    • Internship directors

 Other benefits include:

  • Enhancement of the classroom experience.
    • Improve time management
    • Develop skills:
      • Analytical ability
      • Writing and communication
      • Leadership and teamwork
  • Exposure to the world.
    • Attend local, national, and international conferences
    • Present your discoveries in posters and talks
    • Prepare your work for publication
    • Develop websites to broadcast your findings