Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects

Independently or in small teams, and mentored by a faculty member, students do intensive and self-directed research or creative work that results in an original scholarly paper or other product that can be formally presented on or off campus.

In spring 2013 we invited college presidents, chief academic officers, deans of students and deans of admissions from more than 1,500 schools to nominate up to 10 institutions with stellar examples of undergraduate research/creative projects. Colleges and universities that were mentioned most often are listed here, in alphabetical order.

University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

University of Wisconsin—​La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Willamette University

Salem, OR

Williams College

Williamstown, MA

Yale University

New Haven, CT

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