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Undergraduate Research


What is research/creative engagement?

It is original work, new ideas, and your contribution to the university, the community, the nation, and the world

Why should I do it?

Research can help you to gain real world experience, develop valuable skills, and become more a more attractive scholarship candidate or graduate/professional school applicant.

How do I get started?

  • Check out our list of scholarships and other opportunities.
  • Talk with faculty members in your major.
  • Check with your home department.
  • Call 270.745.5043 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Audra Jennings.
  • Attend OSD information sessions and workshops. See our Events page for more information.
The WKU Experience: Meg Dillingham Video Preview

Watch: Meg Dillingham discusses how she became involved in undergraduate research and spent a summer at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.


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 Last Modified 12/5/18