Independent re搜索 is an excellent way for students to practice hands-on re搜索 技能. Independent re搜索 is not a requirement for the major, but students in the 荣誉项目 will need to complete thesis re搜索. Faculty re搜索 interests are 描述在 教师 page, and specific projects that students might work on in any given semester are provided to enrolled students on the 生物学 Department’s Canvas page. 学生可以 also design projects in collaboration with 教师 members that address re搜索 questions 个人兴趣.
Students conducting independent re搜索 can apply for an undergraduate re搜索 grant of up to $300 for an individual or $600 for a group. 的se funds can be used to purchase re搜索 supplies or to cover costs associated with re搜索 travel or travel to professional 会议. Additional details and instructions can be found on the Student 研究 and Travel Grant website.
的 本科研究 Conference has been an annual event on campus since 2003. 的 conference showcases independent re搜索 conducted by students in the natural and social sciences. 全体学生指挥 re搜索 are encouraged to submit abstracts to the committee overseeing the conference.
Students conducting undergraduate re搜索 have presented their findings at a variety of regional and national re搜索 conferences, including: