Undergraduate research | College of Agriculture and Life Sciences | The University of Vermont(title)

As a top-ranked, small public research institution, UVM offers endless opportunities for undergraduate students to get involved in meaningful and impactful research.

Our faculty have been recognized not only for their excellence in the classroom, but for their scholarly achievements as scientists and researchers. Students participating in undergraduate research work alongside accomplished faculty-scholars gaining practical experience in purpose-driven science and real-world application.

Doing Research that Matters
Meet some CALS undergraduate researchers

Students in lab doing food science sugar test Student researches review petrie dish results in the lab Student researcher reviews his research in the microscope

CALS Distinguished Undergraduate Research Program

Open to all students in CALS, DUR provides students the opportunity to conduct significant, independent and scholarly research under the close supervision and mentorship of a faculty member. DUR awards are granted to students who have demonstrated superior achievement in original research.

CALS Distinguished Undergraduate Research Program