Wheaton’s faculty are constantly engaged in original research, and for years Wheaton students of many disciplines have contributed to this work.
In partnership with faculty, Wheaton students have:
- Discovered a new supernova
- Co-authored published literary scholarship
- Documented the migration of salamanders at our vernal pool
- Studied how blood vessels grow
- Investigated social structures in rural Africa
- Written and published a catalogue for an art exhibit
- Worked to decode the genome of the nematode C. elegans
- Designed innovative software
- Learnt and practiced Digital Humanities methods and tools
- Worked on editing unpublished manuscripts
- Learnt Data curation and bibliographical practices
Joining a research team can enable you to:
- Begin working immediately in work related to your major
- Utilize research skills to explore a variety of fields
- Develop and nurture skills that will help you in your class work or career
- Work one-on-one with faculty and advanced students
- Seek other opportunities for paid or for-credit work, travel, and the chance to apply for fellowships and scholarships
Note: To access these Google Forms, you’ll need to provide your Wheaton wID and email password.
For more information, contact the program coordinator, Domingo Ledezma.