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Undergraduate Research at UMD

UMD students are following their passions to the lake, the woods, the boardroom and the world. Duluth is full of opportunities, and Bulldogs are rising to meet them. In return for their hands-on work, they gain enduring skills and knowledge.

Student Research at a Glance

  • In 2016-2017, 140 students participated in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program.

Student Research News

Uncovering Secrets from the Great Lakes

June 18, 2018

Meet graduate research students and learn about Lake Superior at Science on Deck on June 29 and July 20. 

An Artful Internship

May 21, 2018

Recent Art History grad, Nicole Kelly, immersed herself in the local art scene as an intern at the Duluth Art Institute. 

A Group Project Like No Other

May 21, 2018

An amazing way to top off college combined diligence, friendship, team work, and many miles. 

The Language of Art

May 17, 2018

UMD students explore art and design in Denmark and Sweden.

Entrepreneurial Student Wins Big With Mushrooms and Coffee

May 16, 2018

Kevin Swanberg, who recently earned his Masters in Liberal Studies, wins this year's UMD Shark Tank.

Student Research Recognized Nationally

May 13, 2018

LSBE students Anna Jensen and Rachel Maschhoff presented their research findings to industry and academic professionals.

Student Research Presented at Regional Business Event

May 9, 2018

Students presented posters to the community at REIF. Their studies had real world implications.

The Fabric of Duluth

May 8, 2018

UMD art history students share their vision of a reimagined Duluth.

UMD Students Take to the Lake

April 29, 2018

Shortly after dawn, 11 students in Instructor Angela Sharp's Calculus for the Natural Sciences class took off on the Blue Heron.

SCSE Students Receive Prestigious Fellowships

April 29, 2018

Bulldogs Amber White and Loranzie “LJ” Rogers have a big reason to be happy.


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