Undergraduate Research

Here, real-world research is not reserved for faculty and graduate students. Getting hands-on research experience is essential and rewarding for undergraduates. Research is part of our mission as a land-grant university, and we value its role in learning and outreach. And it will help you prepare for a successful career – no matter what you choose to do.

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College Research News

An understudied form of child abuse and intimate terrorism: parental alienation

Researchers are urging psychological, legal and child custodial disciplines to recognize parental alienation as family violence.

Chemists arm drug hunters with latest tool for new drug discovery

The reaction uses phosphorus to stitch together molecular rings called pyridines.

Integrative research team uncovers new clues behind tropical mountains’ stunning biodiversity

Lack of seasonal temperature variation in tropical mountains has led to species that are highly adapted to their narrow niches, creating the right conditions for new species to arise in these areas.

‘They’re working beautifully’: Photon detectors built at CSU see first light

ProtoDUNE is the critical testing and validation precursor to DUNE, which is scheduled to start taking neutrino data in approximately 2026. CSU researchers are working on the first of two ProtoDUNE cryostats.

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