Division ofNatural Sciences

Objectives for Students

  • To pursue new knowledge with the focused, sustained support of a faculty mentor
  • To learn the issues, approaches, and techniques of a particular discipline
  • To practice standard scientific methods of communication such as oral and poster presentations and written reports
  • To interact with other researchers, share ideas and experiences, and develop collaboration skills
  • To lay the foundation for future professional development

Objectives for Faculty

  • To develop, maintain, and expand active research programs that involve undergraduates
  • To increase research productivity and professional growth