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Undergraduate Research

Get Involved With a Learning Community

The College of Applied Arts prioritizes students' ability to engage with hands-on learning and research. Through the College, the Department of Agricultural Sciences offers several Learning Communities, opportunities for students to work directly with faculty on developing and conducting their own research projects.

WHY CONDUCT YOUR OWN RESEARCH?

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY

- Build your resume, set yourself apart
- Work with faculty, strengthen relationships
- Learn more about your subject
- Strengthen written and oral communication, technical skills, and critical thinking
- Grow in confidence and capability

student gazes into lit microscope

Animal Science student gathers data on fecal cultures

students in a field looking at the ground intently

Students collect insects in the field

faculty member and student examine hydroponic tomatoes in greenhouse

Dr. Nicole Wagner and a student examine hydroponically grown tomatoes in the greenhouse

students smiling holding leafy greens

Students proudly displaying hydroponically grown produce