From biology to engineering, from physics to history, from chemistry to literature, research by undergraduates at AAU universities is making a difference in their education and in our lives.
Get to know Ayumi Pottenger, a senior studying molecular and cellular biology in the hopes of developing treatments for those with Parkinson’s disease while elucidating some of the mysteries of the brain.
First-generation student Lysandra Perez is pursuing research to identify cultural elements that affect how first-generation Latinx students adjust to living and learning in the U.S. college system.
Senior mechanical engineering student and Marine Corps veteran Matthew Curtis is well on his way to leaving Texas A&M University with not just a degree, but a potential business as well.
Undergraduate students like University of North Carolina senior Jackson Richards work within the Applied Biomechanics Laboratory to investigate balance impairment and fall risks in adults due to aging and neurological disease or injury.
Liah McPherson accidentally got involved in research at UNC when she tried to enroll in a graduate class as a freshman — an experience that’s led her to new colleagues and fostered her love of dolphins.
A pair of Stony Brook undergraduates are getting their feet wet in the world of research, leveraging opportunities at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS).