Research Opportunities

Research and creative activities are happening in all academic departments from biology to music. No matter your major, you can pursue your interests in a collaborative community where undergraduate and graduate students work alongside faculty mentors.

Why get involved with research and creative activities?

  • Develop your problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Work with faculty who are experts in your field of study
  • Learn how to develop an idea from start to finish
  • Bring your studies to life through hands-on learning experiences
  • Get a head start on graduate school and your career

Students involved in research at Truman have had scientific articles published in peer-reviewed journals; traveled to conferences and meetings around the world to present their research; and won national research awards, fellowships, and scholarships.

Research Resources

Student Research Conference

Student Research Conference

Students at all academic levels, including freshmen and graduate students, are invited to present their scholarly work at this annual conference held on the Truman campus.

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Office of Student Research

Whether you choose to conduct your own research or assist with a faculty project, the Office of Student Research can assist you and provide information on funding opportunities.