Looking for hands-on research challenges? There are many options for students in the A&S | Maxwell, where research isn't limited to subjects like biology or chemistry. Our students pursue research interests in nearly every discipline, such as communication science and disorders; Earth sciences; women's and gender studies; applied mathematics, economics and many more. No matter your major, we encourage you to talk to your professors about creating new research projects. Find inspiration, below!
Music history and cultures major Gabrielle Sanft's received funding for archival research at the Folger, the largest collection of Shakespeare materials in the world, to support her thesis on music and performance in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night."
Laurel White, a 2019-20 Astronaut Scholar and physics major, spent a summer at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Lab at the California Institute of Technology.
Sayem Sinha, a junior majoring in psychology, has won second place in the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) STEM Scholarship competition for "Surveying in Science."
Biochemistry major Yongna Lei '19 received the Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize. She will use the award to study the pathology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
- The SOURCE: Learn how you could get your undergraduate research project funded by the University.
- Libraries' Special Collections Research Center: Rare books, manuscripts, and other primary source materials are available, from cuneiform tablets to digital media.
- The Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising: Find out how to apply for nationally competitive fellowship and scholarships.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library: : Resources include the Harriet Tubman Collection and other rare materials.