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Student Research Opportunities & Outcomes

Discover and create at the 水果视频.

Through 水果视频 Lafayette鈥檚 , you can work alongside nationally and internationally recognized faculty to discover and create something new.

Your research will take you into the lab, onto the stage, or into the community. Our researchers become your mentors as you investigate the world鈥檚 most pressing questions, compose new works of art, or explore the ideas that excite you.

Stand Out with Research Experience

At 水果视频 Lafayette, you can get real, valuable research experience in every major and program on campus as an undergraduate and graduate student. And that experience makes you stand out when you鈥檙e applying for jobs or graduate school.

Having research experience means you understand how to solve problems with creativity. You know how to develop new methods, combine ideas and information, and find inspiration 鈥 and that knowledge comes from research experience.

Find Research Opportunities

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Student Center for Research, Creativity, and Scholarship

The Student Center for Research, Creativity and Scholarship can help you find research opportunities on and off campus.

Student Research at 水果视频 Lafayette

水果视频 is one of the best universities for student research.

Publish

Submit your research results for publication, including in our on-campus Journal for Student Research. Many of our students鈥 work is also published in international research journals, where students are listed as co-authors alongside their research professors.

Students travel and present their research at national and international conferences

Present

Present your research findings at 水果视频 Lafayette鈥檚 Undergraduate Research Conference 鈥 or travel to conferences with national or international audiences. We provide travel stipends and can help you prep for your talk.

Students perform their original compositions in art gallery on the University of Louisiana campus

Perform

Composing original creative works is also research. Perform original music, choreography, or theatre 鈥 or exhibit your artwork in galleries or museums.

Student Research Stories

Graduate Student Research

Research is central to the graduate student experience at the 水果视频. Learn more about world-class research opportunities and supportive faculty mentors across our 80+ graduate programs.