Faculty and Student Research Opportunities Throughout the University
There are a myriad of research programs, opportunities and initiatives throughout the university for both students and faculty, many of which are listed below. Since this is not an exhaustive list, we encourage students and faculty to check with their deans for additional opportunities.
For Students and Faculty
Center for Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE)
The Center for Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) in Dyson College of Arts and Sciences provides leadership, coordination and support to student-faculty research collaborations, grant-funded research projects and programs, and opportunities for service learning. CURE encourages student collaboration with faculty in a variety of creative and scholarly endeavors that may include publications, presentations at symposia, poster sessions, website development and performances.
College of Health Professions, Center of Excellence ALPS
The Center is dedicated to supporting the academic mission of the College through external funding, facilitation of faculty scholarship, student opportunities, partnerships, and leadership development. The Center provides opportunities for faculty to develop scholarship in education, research and practice through a variety of partnerships at the local, national, and international levels, and access to internal and external funding.
Undergraduate Student-Faculty Research Program
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.
Pforzheimer Honors College: PLV and NYC
Students in the Honors Colleges have the option of doing an Honors Independent Research, which entails working one-on-one with a professor on a 3-credit research project and presenting research at the Honors Independent Research Conference held each spring semester. Their research and presentation will count as one Honors course. After completing their research, Honors students have the option to submit their work to the University's Digital Commons and Dyson's TRANSACTIONS for publication. Additionally, Honors-PLV students can apply for a $1,000 research stipend to conduct their research. In NYC, all Honors students must do a senior thesis, usually in the student's major field, which requires each student to have a professor/mentor supervising that work.
Business Honors Program (Lubin School of Business)
The Business Honors Program (BHP) in Lubin requires all students to write a senior honors thesis under the direction of a faculty mentor as a requirement to graduate from the program. Students select their mentor (sometimes with the assistance of the BHP Director) who must agree to work with and evaluate the student on a specific research topic.
Research and Resource Centers (Dyson College)
Dyson College is committed to encouraging students to become involved in research, scholarship, and creative projects under the direction of a faculty mentor. Dyson faculty is involved in wide-ranging research projects, which can be explored in the websites for the specific departments. Multidisciplinary projects often cross departmental and college/school lines. To facilitate such endeavors, the College participates in and hosts several specialized centers that offer programs for the Pace and external communities and invite the participation of students.
The "Verizon Thinkfinity, Technology and Community Initiative at Pace University" grant seeks to engage instructional development for educators using Thinkfinity.org as a primary resource and to encourage faculty to study and research the expanding area of interdisciplinary studies involving technology, especially Informatics. The Initiative will provide a conduit for creative teaching, scholarship, engagement, and innovation.
Lubin School of Business Departments and Research Centers
The Lubin School of Business is home to five academic departments: Accounting, Finance and Economics, Legal Studies and Taxation, Management and Management Science and Marketing. Visit each department's Web site to explore degree programs, faculty, facilities, courses, student life, career and industry links, contact information, and more. Lubin is also home to several research centers of expertise, each of which brings academic and business leaders together in events open to all students.
Sponsored Research & Economic Development (SRED)
The Office of Sponsored Research & Economic Development provides a variety of assistance to all faculty and staff, departments, schools, centers and institutes seeking outside funding. The Office of Sponsored Research & Economic Development is available to help find funding for research by refining searches to those areas of direct interest with the use of four computerized "search engines."