Research & Academia

Through academic research, scientists and professionals have the opportunity to work on topics of great interest. Research into the world of engineering, medicine, physics, biology, and computing all translate into insights that change the way we live. These insights lead to an understanding that contributes to the development of new technology.

The Research & Academia Community is designed to keep undergraduate students informed about relevant news and connect them with related opportunities.

Why Undergraduate Research Matters in College

The phrase undergraduate research may prompt images of lab coats and test tubes, but that’s only a narrow slice of the whole experience. Undergraduate research opportunities extend across disciplines, taking many forms and offering benefits regardless of major, experts say, …

By Kelli Delfosse
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Should You Get Your PhD in Engineering?

Is it worth it to continue the academic track towards an engineering PhD, or are you be better off going into the industry, paying back those student loans? The answer depends on what you want from your engineering career.

Do You …

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Career Resources

McKelvey Engineering Professional Development Stipend

In an effort to provide an equitable opportunity for students to make professional connections, stay current with developments and advancements in …

Nationally Competitive Industry Graduate Fellowships

These are just a few of the major fellowship programs; more will be added on an on-going basis. The majority …