At McDaniel College, undergraduate research is driven by student learning, a focus that means you'll get meaningful opportunities to contribute to your field early in your academic career. To help develop your skills, our faculty design cutting-edge research projects that are meaningful to the academic community while immersing students in challenging, genuine investigations.
Undergraduate research occurs in all majors and with the oversight of full-time faculty. You'll emerge from your research experience empowered and with professional and academic skills designed to help you stand out in applications for jobs or graduate school.
Our Research Philosophy
Our Facilities No Need to Compromise: Research Labs & Facilities Opportunities for You
McDaniel College Pigeon Lab
Hands-On Science Labs
Student-Faculty Collaborative Summer Research Program
Not Just for the Sciences The Westminster Detective Library Research in the Humanities
The Capstone Experience
Demonstrating Your Expertise
The Annual Student-Faculty Research Showcase
Students present research at biology conference in New Orleans
Three of professor Katie Staab’s Biology students recently presented their student-faculty collaborative research findings to the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology’s (SICB) annual conference in New Orleans.
Kinesiology’s new labs and classrooms open in Gill Center
A Commitment to Student Research Advancing Knowledge
McDaniel's undergraduate experience hums with research opportunities and they contribute to our student's success in landing jobs, internships, REU's and acceptances to graduate and medical schools.