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Pay It Forward: Undergraduate Scholars Research

Serena Lee | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Serena Lee

In a circle of UCLA undergraduate scholars, we held a lively discussion about mice brains in lab research. Aside from the gory mouse termination details, I was fascinated by the array of research topics.

Weather Girl Dreams

Sophie Splawinski | Posted 01.07.2013 | College
Sophie Splawinski

When I was three years old, my piano teacher asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up and my response was "a weather girl!"

39 Students Awarded Prizes For The Best In Undergraduate Research

Posted 12.15.2012 | College

Editor's Note: HuffPost College teamed up with The Undergraduate Awards to recognize the world's best student research projects. Expect to hear from t...

Growing Scientists at America's Top Liberal Arts Colleges

James M. Gentile | Posted 03.25.2012 | College
James M. Gentile

Hands-on research opportunities for undergraduates combined with personalized attention from inventive professors is one of the reasons that liberal arts colleges have long played a disproportionately large role in the education of our nation's future scientists.

It's Time to STEM the Loss of Science and Engineering Students

James M. Gentile | Posted 01.14.2012 | College
James M. Gentile

Generating home-grown engineers and scientists is crucial to ensuring our nation's leadership in the technological innovations that have fueled our economy for decades.