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Undergraduate Research

Looking for hands-on research? It's not limited to subjects like biology or chemistry - there are opportunities for A&S | Maxwell students in nearly every discipline, like communication science and disorders; Earth sciences; women's and gender studies; applied mathematics, economics and many more.

No matter your major, we encourage you to talk to your professors about how to engage in research. Find inspiration, below!

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Engaged Courses Initiative Fosters Social Impact Through Community Work

The inaugural cohort of Engaged Courses unites diverse fields, communities and perspectives within the College of Arts and Sciences and beyond.

Artist's rendering of a black hole

Close Encounters of the Supermassive Black Hole Kind

Astrophysicists from Syracuse University and the University of Leeds collaborate with Syracuse high school students to confirm the accuracy of an analytical model that can unlock key information about supermassive black holes and the stars they engulf.

Joseph Ditre

New at Syracuse: The Center for Health Behavior Research and Innovation

New research and training opportunities for students with the opening of the Center for Health Behavior Research and Innovation to promote health and well-being.

Sascha Scott (left) and Scott Manning Stevens (right) with student curator Eiza Capton (center, left) and artist Peter B. Jones (center, right) at the opening of Continuity, Innovation and Resistance.

Reflecting on the Past, Offering Hope for the Future

Native American students at Syracuse University help curate an exhibition of works by contemporary Haudenosaunee artist Peter B. Jones, illuminating Indigenous culture and history.

Students doing research at a desk.

Promoting Access to Equitable Healthcare for Refugees in CNY

Through innovative instruction and community engaged work, CSD’s Supporting Outcomes and Healthcare Access for Refugees prepares students to provide culturally responsive care.

A student researcher in front of trees

Turning Young Enthusiasts Into Scientific Researchers

Miguel Guzman is a senior in biotechnology in A&S with an entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises minor at Whitman. His research is harnessing biology to improve the performance of FDA-approved drugs.

A student working with samples in a laboratory.

42 A&S Students Receive 2023 Spring SOURCE and Honors Grants

Undergraduates are awarded up to $7,500 in support for research projects. The awards support experiential learning for undergraduates through research.

Portrait of Maggie Sardino.

A Blueprint for Engaged Humanities: Maggie Sardino Featured in Humanities for All

Maggie Sardino's '23 blog post has been featured in Humanities for All. The post describes Sardino's experience as a student research assistant with the Engaged Humanities Network.

Members of Project Mend

Project Mend Builds Community Through Writing for Those Impacted by the Justice System

Undergraduate Fátima Bings Martínez '24 has gained hands-on skills working as a research assistant with Project Mend, funded through a University SOURCE grant.

Photo of Aesoon Park

Expanding Summer Research Opportunities Through SU-STAR

Undergraduate students from underrepresented groups have the opportunity to attend an 8-week SU-STAR summer program, receiving training in alcohol and related health research.

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A&S Student Honors Holocaust Survivor through Research Project

Courtney Conte '23 pursued a research project to honor holocaust survivor Bob Hyman's life by laying a Stolperstein, a marker with details about their story.