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.

  • Physics

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.