The mission of the Office of Student Research is to facilitate the engagement of students in scholarly andcreativeactivities related to their disciplines by providing resources that support both student scholars and faculty mentors.

Student research and creative activities are defined here as student engagement in original research, scholarly activity, and/or creative activity, mentored by a faculty member, with the goal of publication, presentation, performance, or exhibition of the results or products.

The purpose of this website is to provide a centralized location for all research and creative activities taking place on campus.




2015 Graduate Student Orientation (new!)

The Office of Graduate Studies will be hosting a winter 2015 Graduate Student Orientation on January 10th, 2015, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.  The orientation will discuss university policies and procedures, graduate student resources, and include valuable information that will help students transition into graduate student life. All newly admitted students are strongly encouraged to attend.  Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at (909) 537-5058  for further information.


Additional $10,000 Funding Received from IRP (new!)

The Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Student Research are excited to announce the additional funding received from Instructional Related Programs board (IRP). The extra $10,000.00 will be used for graduate students’ professional development, specifically to present their research at conferences. Students may request funding for transportation, lodging and conference registration fee. Students interested must fill out the application and submit it by the deadline for consideration.


Undergraduate Summer Research Program (new!)

Nebraska's summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in addition to an interdisciplinary Minority Health Disparities program aimed at conducting cutting edge social and behavioral research into understanding and reducing health disparities and in diversifying minority health researchers. A complete listing of faculty mentors and research project descriptions can be found on the website. Students can also find information about program benefits including a competitive stipend, room and board, travel expenses, and more.


The Office of Student Research Announces a Peer Statistics Specialist

Many students find statistics to be extremely challenging and demanding. Gerard E. Dallal’s article Is Statistics Hard illustrates why. In his article Dallal mentions that students struggle in statistics because they find the wording to be backwards, the methods to be convoluted, because they get confused with the idea that saying something failed to find an effect is different from showing there is no effect at all. The Office of Student Research has hired a Peer Statistics Specialist to assists students with questions about SPSS, data analysis, survey design and administration. For more information, please see Peer Statistics Specialist.


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