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Seniors in social sciences take on big policy questions

Seniors in social sciences take on big policy questions

May 18, 2017

In their senior capstone projects, students take on original research on topics as varied as housing policy in South Africa and campaign spending in the United States.

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Undergraduate students present projects during ‘momentous week to celebrate research’

Undergraduate students present projects during ‘momentous week to celebrate research’

May 15, 2017

In the week running up to last month’s Marches for Science, students presented the results of their own projects at the annual Undergraduate Research Exposition.

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First-of-its-kind study examines Great Lakes methane

First-of-its-kind study examines Great Lakes methane

January 6, 2017

There is very little data on the methane levels in the Great Lakes, the world’s largest collection of freshwater. Early last spring, earth and environmental sciences professor John Kessler invited five undergraduate students and a master’s degree candidate on a research venture designed to change that.

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University funds undergraduate research globally

University funds undergraduate research globally

October 20, 2016

Each summer the University allocates thousands of dollars to enable to students to conduct research here or abroad—independently, in a lab, or under the guidance of a professor.

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Undergraduate Xerox fellows experience hands-on research

Undergraduate Xerox fellows experience hands-on research

July 27, 2016

From data mining with Instagram to preserving Peruvian cathedrals, from laser beams to hearing loss — Rochester undergraduates get their first taste of life in the lab through the Xerox Engineering Research Fellows program.

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Engineering seniors show off design solutions

Engineering seniors show off design solutions

April 27, 2016

From solar energy concentrators to portable braille readers, seniors at the Hajim School will showcase more than 70 projects during today’s annual Design Day.

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Students find ‘path to their own sandbox’ at Undergraduate Research Expo

Students find ‘path to their own sandbox’ at Undergraduate Research Expo

April 27, 2016

Steve Manly, director of undergraduate research, encouraged students to continue to approach their research questions with the infectious enthusiasm of “an eight-year-old in a sandbox” while honoring their work at the annual showcase.

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Undergrad’s summer research leads to <em>Science</em>

Undergrad’s summer research leads to Science

January 31, 2014

Reflecting on having his name on a paper in Science – analyzing data regarding the proposed existence of giant convection cells on the sun – Owen Colegrove commented “that it just hadn’t sunk in.”

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Students Garner National Summer Research Scholarship

Students Garner National Summer Research Scholarship

May 17, 2013

The Amgen Scholars Program is designed to provide undergraduates with hands-on biological science research experience.

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