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

The search for nothing at all

If discovered, neutrinoless double-beta decay would solve longstanding mysteries about the basic properties of neutrinos, which are among the most abundant but least understood particles in the universe.

Biologists share $1.83 million to explore why plant genomes duplicate

A $1.83 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help answer fundamental questions about genome doubling and its influence on the biology of crop plants.

Debbie Crans receives ACS award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry

Debbie Crans becomes first person in Colorado and third woman ever, over the course of nearly 60 years, to receive ACS award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry.

Chemist co-leads first large-scale study on indoor smog

Four-week experiment surprises scientists when the inside of a home briefly exceeds the conditions of the world’s most polluted major city after a Thanksgiving dinner is prepared.

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