Undergraduate Student-Faculty Research Program
For over 100 years, research has been a cornerstone of the Pace University educational experience and the growth of the institution over time. Pace houses a world-renowned and accomplished faculty who bring their wealth of knowledge and expertise to our students. The Undergraduate Student-Faculty Research Program, now in its third year, is intended to showcase not only the great research by our faculty, but also by our diverse undergraduate student body. The projects selected this year are from a wide range of academic fields and will be showcased at the end of the 2013-2014 academic year. Indeed we look forward to the results of this year’s research as they help us better understand the world around us.
Stephen J. Friedman
Uday P. Sukhatme, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Sue Maxam
Interim Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Education
About the Program
Now in its third year, the Undergraduate Student-Faculty Research Program allows faculty and undergraduate students with similar interests to work together on a research project throughout the academic year. A small stipend is granted to each pair and an end-of-year showcase on each campus recognizes all research initiatives through formal presentations and poster sessions. Two overall winning pairs are awarded funding towards national conference expenses.
In 2012-2013, 27 student-faculty pairs were working together on research ranging from the scientific (The Role of Reactive Nitrogen and Oxygen Species in Parasite Survival and Death) to healthcare (The Impact of an Aging Sensitivity Experience on Nursing Students) to environmental studies (Understanding Pace’s Sustainability Initiatives Through Its Dining Halls), and education (Parallel Teaching Design).
This year (2013-2014) the program has expanded to 30 student-faculty pairs with research ranging from the creative (Gaming as Literature: Assessing the Literary Value of Modern Digital Storytelling) to art (Tibetan Arts, Identity, and Political Activism in New York City) to environmental studies. There are even studies on film, online education, American history, and mathematics.
For more information, contact Dr. Sue Maxam, Interim Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Education at (914) 773-3849 or email@example.com.