Undergraduate Research/Lubbock

www.UndergraduateResearch.TTU.edu Undergraduate Research:  quantitative research (sciences, engineering & social sciences), ethics, using EndNote Web to cite references; building professional rapport & support with faculty mentors, qualitative research (humanities, liberal arts & social sciences), Grad School 101 (strategies for applying & interviewing); tackling literature reviews, publishing & presenting research.

Undergraduate Research, www.UnderGraduateResearch.TTU.edu & Jeannie.Diaz@TTU.edu  “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known,” Carl Sagan.  “Research serves to make building stones out of stumbling blocks.”  Arthur D. Little.  Engaging the university community in local & national undergraduate research initiatives:  providing support, funding for undergraduate students & faculty while developing [a] innovative programs & activities to enhance undergraduate research; & [b] opportunities to apply concepts from college courses to real life situations in order to further their creative achievement. Benefits to undergraduate researchers:  two-semester &/or year-round paid work with mentor faculty in research labs or research environments for long-term, realistic research experiences, opportunities to publish their research & travel to present at top research meetings; earning money while gaining valuable career-related experience, getting accepting into top graduate & professional schools, getting involved with service projects, In collaboration with [a] the TTU Howard Hughes Medical Institute/Center for the Integration of Science Education & Research (www.CISER.TTU.edu) & [b] Honors College Undergraduate Research Fellowship program (www.Depts.TTU.edu/Honors/URF).

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