A Range of Choices

Additional research opportunities include:

  • Research Assistants Pilot Program, launched 2010-11; students apply disciplinary skills to assist faculty with research but are not involved in research design
  • David M. Nalven ’88 Summer Research Fellowship Fund, two students conduct field-based ecology research with a biology professor
  • Lafayette Alumni Research Network (LEARN), neuroscience majors conduct research with alumni in the summer and receive a salary and housing expenses
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), students investigate unsolved problems in mathematics
  • Senior engineering capstone design projects
  • Mellon Scholars program, stipends for students to participate in interdisciplinary research related to environmental issues in off-campus locations during the summer
  • National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program, a curricular and co-curricular program designed to prepare students to solve challenges facing society
  • Davis Projects for Peace Grants, students conduct grassroots projects during the summer

IN THEIR OWN WORDS Go to http://library.lafayette.edu/honors for interviews with students who completed honors theses.

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