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Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate research in statistics provides opportunities for gaining experience in data analysis, reading and writing about statistics, and collaboration with Statistics faculty mentors and their research teams. By doing an undergraduate research project, you will develop a deeper understanding of statistics, whether as a first/second year student considering a statistics major, or as a junior/senior considering graduate school and other career options. It is recommended that students considering graduate school participate in research during the course of their academic studies.

The two largest programs for Undergraduate research in data science and statistics are the Undergraduate Research Program in Statistics and the honors thesis. There are also other faculty research projects that include undergraduates that are not in either of these programs. Other statistics research-related activities involving undergraduates include the following: