Undergraduate Research at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Undergraduate Research at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities

October 24, 2019 0 By Stanley Isaacs


Why should you participate in a research project while you’re an undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities? You are part of a campus community in which people search for new knowledge, and that new knowledge creates businesses, lifts communities, and changes lives. Our curiosity makes us who we are. It drives us to discover. And here’s the key: it’s not just professors who discover new knowledge. You can too. Just look at what these U of M students are doing. Safa is looking into making technology accessible to people with vision impairments. Ada is exploring how the brain processes spiritual experiences. Nadeeka is examining 16th-century maps to change our understanding of the Ottoman empire. Carly wants to know how we can help mental health patients improve their memory capabilities. Song is studying gender identities in Hmong culture. Andrew is curious about how biofuel industries affect ecosystems. As you think about what questions keep you up at night, you should know that you’ve come to the right place. The University of Minnesota has an extensive undergraduate research opportunities program, state-of-the-art facilities, and world-class professors who will help you on your path to discovery. When you dive into research, you’ll be paired one-on-one with a professor to give you guidance. You’ll become part of our community of discovery. With our research, we’re tackling the world’s grand challenges. One question at a time.
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But that’s not all. Getting involved with research at the U of M could also be your next step toward achieving your dream career. Becoming a leader. An entrepreneur. A member of our new smart workforce. A groundbreaker in a new industry. A teacher. A healer. An engineer. An artist. A world-changer. Don’t wait—get started today! Just make sure you come curious. [MUSIC]