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

Study to examine how extreme drought affects grasslands and their grasshoppers

By exposing insects to carefully controlled conditions, researchers will measure their effects on plant production, nutrient cycling, and related plant physiology and traits.

Long work hours and health: A surprising new finding

Psychology’s Gwenith Fisher co-authored a study examining the notion that working long hours negatively impacts health.

Recyclable plastic innovation named ‘Research of the Year 2018’

Eugene Chen’s lab develops new materials and methods for waste-free, sustainable polymers.

The full story on climate change requires the long view

A new study shows what nine different world regions have contributed to climate change since 1900, and what will happen moving forward.

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