Undergraduate Research Stories

APU Student and Azusa Resident Awarded Hatfield Prize for Homeless Research

Daniel Montoya is a senior pursuing a B.A. in Social Work at Azusa Pacific University (Azusa, California). Daniel was selected as one of the three recipients of the 2020 Hatfield Prize from the Center for Public Justice based in Washington D.C. The Hatfield Prize is awarded annually to three student-faculty pairs from among Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) institutions to conduct research on social policies that impact the wellbeing of children, families, and communities. Dan​

Undergraduate Summer Scholarship Sparks Year-Long Research Project

Alyssa Bley may not be your typical scientist. But what is a typical scientist? “I feel a little insecure at times about science,” Bley said.

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.