Thinking beyond the classroom
Our students collaborate with the world’s leading experts and even lead their own projects to experience the thrill (and sweat) of discovery first-hand.
“The health care system is not made for people who may not speak English. I had the interest (in setting up a clinic), but no opportunities to give it a shot. But then I arrived at a school with such opportunity.”
“We set out to see how the Woolsey fire affected stream biodiversity. I designed the entire project. In labs, you’re given a manual. Here you make it up as you go.”
2021 Field Fellowship
UC’s Natural Reserve system
Follow where your interests lead
Participating in undergraduate research is a great way to get a jump on your career after college – and to be a better, more prepared scholar.
Find topics that interest you, connect with faculty, explore the opportunities and apply early! A world of opportunity awaits.