How to Highlight Undergraduate Research

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Individual departments have developed a number of compelling ways to highlight undergraduate research and to introduce undergraduates to research opportunities within the department. Following are some examples:

Invite undergraduates to attend graduate student and faculty colloquia

  • Anthropology

Display posters of undergraduate research work in the department.

  • Biology

Develop an undergraduate research program specific to the department.

Post undergraduate accomplishments in the department news section of the website.

List links to undergraduate research theses on the department website.

Hold a department in-house research symposium for undergraduates.

Offer awards and prizes for undergraduate research and creative investigations.

Invite undergraduates to participate in faculty labs and fieldwork.