Create the knowledge you study by working alongside your faculty and classmates on substantial projects … because you are never too young to be published.

Students learn and work alongside their professors through independent studies, honors theses, and paid research assistant positions, and by co-authoring papers.

Conference bound

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

While there are many discipline-specific conferences that students attend, Lafayette has a strong presence at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).

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  • Faculty research is funded through many grant partners, including the Henry Luce Foundation, National Science Foundation, and National Institutes of Health.
  • Several key programs anchor the research students undertake with faculty mentors. Here are a few:
    • Digital Humanities Summer Scholars (DHSS)
    • Lafayette’s EXCEL Scholars Program 
    • Research Assistants 
    • Student Research Grant 
    • Travel Grant Students