Research & Innovation

Research & Innovation

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RESEARCH & INNOVATION

Our students and faculty are constantly getting down and dirty with their education. Hands-on, experiential, and exploratory learning are what we are all about. Both in and out of the classroom, discoveries and breakthroughs abound.
Research work is available in a variety of academic majors at the undergraduate level including computer science, biology, psychology, chemistry and engineering. Students work alongside faculty on real, applicable projects and are frequently published with their mentors. Some current projects involve using drones in agriculture, fire mapping, flora and fauna of Costa Rica, and human fertility.
Learn more about current and past student projects here.
Here’s what current students are saying about the value of their research experiences:
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"I think that the strengthening of my problem-solving ability is most valuable skill I have gained through this process—I'm certain to use it long after I have forgotten the specific problems. Dealing with a single issue will teach one how to handle that issue. Dealing with a few dozen gives one intuition for how to approach learning how to resolve the next problem."
— Quentin Frederick, Engineering, RFTSat and IdaBot projects
"Being exposed to the actual process of science has been incredible. We're working on research where we have to solve real problems, and it will set the foundation for future research that can help a lot of people."
— Lauren Gould, Biology, human fertility research
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