Undergraduate Research Stories

Research Opens Doors for MSU Undergraduates

Katrina Lyon thought she might end up just cleaning test tubes when she signed up as an undergraduate to work in a scientific research lab at Montana State University. Instead, she’s been working on real research to find out if black raspberries can help fight stomach cancer.

Students Use a Mobile App for Undergraduate Research

Most college students have apps on their phones. You might see Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok on a typical student’s phone. Three biology sophomores at Delaware Valley University are using something a little different. They’re sharing plant science data with a global network of scientists using an app.​

A New Vision for the Humanities

Since 2009, Dr. Joanne Murphy, associate professor of classical studies and principal investigator for the Mellon-funded Transforming the Humanities initiative, has guided UNCG students like Michael Bell through six-week professional internships at an archaeological field school on the Greek island of Kea.

Einaudi Minor Sets Students on International Research Path

Through more than 7,000 miles of travel together, Sophie Partington ’21 and Laura DeMassa ’21 have gone from friends in French class to roommates in Italy and research partners in France.

Of Notes and Notations

Southwestern music literature major Katiebeth Brandt ’19 helps resurrect the long-archived manuscripts of composer Florence B. Price.