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Research at Union

Research at Union

A staple of the curriculum

Union offers exciting opportunities for hands-on research in all fields – in the arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences and engineering.


showcase their work each year at the Steinmetz Symposium

Research happens every day in our state-of-the-art laboratories, of course, but you're just as likely to be in the darkroom, the dance studio, a local stream or a village across the globe.

  • You will work side-by-side with professors in impressive facilities, including the aerogel, digital arts and rooftop energy labs, and the Henle Dance Pavilion.
  • You will have access to top-of-the-line scientific instruments.
  • You will experience firsthand the processes of scholarly exploration and discovery.
  • You will learn how to conduct original research through the Sophomore Research Seminar
  • You may also co-author papers with faculty and present at national conferences.
  • You will be well prepared for graduate school and today's competitive job market.

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