Student-Faculty Research

Throughout the academic year and summer at St. Thomas, hundreds of undergraduate students go beyond the classroom to participate in research with a faculty mentor. And it’s not just students in the STEM sciences; students in English, History, Political Science, Social Work, Psychology, and more all get involved. The majority of these students receive funding to carry out their research as paid research assistants or undergraduate research grant recipients. If you’re interested in finding out how to make research part of your academic career at St. Thomas, you can learn more from our Grants and Research Office here.

 

Jordan Osterman '11   author
Senior English major Joe Molohon spent last summer investigating how there's more to the story of Eve than meets the eye.
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Brittany Stojsavljevic   author
As part of Excel! Research Scholars Program, senior Jonathan Santos studied how race is portrayed in memes.
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St. Thomas Newsroom   author
That’s the consensus of industry leaders polled by St. Thomas’ Shenehon Center for Real Estate.
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St. Thomas Newsroom   author
St. Thomas’ third semiannual survey of 35 industry leaders measures sentiment and is designed to be a forecasting tool.
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Jim Winterer '71   author
That’s up from the 4.1 percent increase recorded in 2016.
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Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A.   author
Last year the University of St. Thomas joined the Free Project, a network of 22 American colleges and universities that have banded together to fight modern slavery worldwide.
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Jim Winterer '71   author
Researchers predict $918 in household holiday spending, up 8 percent from last year.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
Professors Greg Robinson-Riegler and Britain Scott have parlayed their interest in the paranormal into research and a J-Term class on the psychology behind it.
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Brittany Stojsavljevic   author
From musicians who survived breast cancer to Frank Zappa, associate professor of music Sarah Schmalenberger has enjoyed starting new conversations through her research.
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Brittany Stojsavljevic   author
Emily Titus '16, with the help of associate professor Ande Nesmith and a Collaborative Inquiry Grant, set out to find an answer. She outlined the barriers for refugees and how they can be overcome.
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