Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

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Research is a linchpin of a learner’s university experience. ASU undergraduates receive many opportunities to conduct research or creative work to produce original scholarly results, often with opportunities for funding, stipends, and with specialized faculty support.

of ASU undergraduate degree recipients graduate with research experience
Many students discover their passion for research and specific subject areas through exposure to research as undergraduates.
of employers want undergraduates to “complete a project prior to graduation that demonstrates their acquired knowledge and skills.”
[From “It Takes More than a Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success,” Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2013]
Undergraduate research provides students the opportunity to develop interdisciplinary, communication, and teamwork skills crucial to their careers.