Teaching

Expanding Undergraduate Research

Colleges like the problem-solving skills it can teach. Here’s how to offer more opportunities on a tight budget.

Evan Cantwell, George Mason U.

In a summer research project, undergraduates and faculty members from George Mason U. studied the condition of ecosystems along tributaries of the Potomac River.
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Before Giovanna Tomat-Kelly enrolled at the College of New Jersey, her idea of research involved a man in a white lab coat, someone who resembled Albert Einstein more than her. She didn’t imagine it as something she could do, especially as an...

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