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Getting Started

Research requires a curious mind and a passion for knowledge. Our professors continually search for eager students who can commit their time and energy into research. Once you have decided on a particular topic:

Get information on your topic

  • Do some preliminary research of your own.
  • Write down questions you want answered.
  • Search the internet for information.
  • Ask a reference librarian to help you find some readings.

Find your mentor

  • Check out the faculty on the UMD website.
  • Ask professors and department chairs - who is researching your topic right now?
  • Contact professors to talk about opportunities.

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