Supporting students, mentors, and instructors engaged in research.

Overview

Speech-Language-Hearing professor Nancy Brady and postdoctoral researcher Laura Hahn work with undergraduate researcher Arianna Morgart.
Speech-Language-Hearing professor Nancy Brady and postdoctoral researcher Laura Hahn work with undergraduate researcher Arianna Morgart.

How we help mentors:

Resources
We connect mentors to resources for you and your students.

Recognition
We provide visibility for the work of undergraduate research mentoring through mentor spotlights and awards.


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Research teaches critical thinking and problem solving — top skills sought by employers
The Research Experience Program has certified more than 2,000 students since 2005
KU is a member of the Council on Undergraduate Research
More than 1,200 students have received Undergraduate Research Awards since 1986
More than 150 mentors sponsored undergraduate projects through the Center for Undergraduate Research each year
KU's first valedictorian, Flora Richardson, conducted research as an undergraduate before graduating in 1873
Highlight your research on your transcript: Get certified through the Research Experience Program
Use research to apply what you learned in the classroom to a real problem
Students who perform research develop strong relationships with KU faculty
Research is a hands-on way to explore career options
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually