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Student Research Resources

One of the ways Colorado College creates a superb liberal arts learning environment is to support student research experiences. Our research-active faculty scholars mentor students in collaborative research during the academic year, as well as in the summer. During summer research students also participate in co-curricular educational programming to further support their learning.

  • Psychology: Paige Anton '18 Katelin Teigen '18 with Prof. Lori Driscoll
  • Environmental Program: Asheton Gilbertson '18 and Kelsey Maxwell '18 with Prof. Rebecca Bates
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry: Jake Emilio '19 and Kaia Harbor '18 with Prof. Habiba Vaghoo
  • Environmental Studies/History: Sarah McAuley '17 with Prof. Amy Kohout
  • Mathematics and Computer Science: Hanbo Shao '18 and Cindy Ye '18 with Prof. Kathryn Bryant
  • Organismal Biology & Ecology: Keirsten Brown '18 and Anna Wermuth '19 with Prof. Shane Heschel
  • Physics: Sohair Abdullah with Prof. Phillip Cervantes

Steps to Get Involved

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Just starting to think about how to find research opportunities? Read more about the steps to get started in student research.

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Research by Topic

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Colorado College faculty members conduct research in many areas of study, ranging from the lab and field sciences, social sciences, humanities, performing arts to community engaged research.  Explore the research in CC's departments and interdisciplinary programs, as well as research opportunities by topics outside of CC.

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Research Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships

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The Dean's Office supports a number of academic grants for independent research, student initiatives, and students presenting research at conferences. Colorado College also has grant opportunities available in addition to academic grants.

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For Faculty and Staff

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Information for faculty and staff on how to process scholarships and fellowships, issue departmental awards, and read about additional opportunities and support for student research.

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Presenting Research CSURF Conference

Every year at Family and Friends Weekend, students present their research at CC's Student Research Symposium. Additionally, students have many opportunities to present their research on campus, regionally, and nationally. 
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CC provides funding for students to present their research at regional and national conferences, giving an opportunity for students to share their research, learn about cutting edge research in the field, and network with scholars and professionals.
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Research Spotlight

Listen to these student research podcasts! Students from across the disciplines have worked with Professor Ryan Bañagale to create podcasts of their research.

Summer Programming

Podcast lunch 7Students participate in workshops for professional development, travel on field trips, and meet guest lecturers as a part of the co-curricular research program in the summer.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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