Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
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Virginia Wesleyan College recognizes and supports many different kinds of student research. Indeed, the college embraces a developmental approach to research instruction that moves students from general research, to introductory research in a specific discipline, to advanced undergraduate research in a specific discipline.
Virginia Wesleyan College holds an annual Undergraduate Research Symposium every spring. This Symposium showcases the best student research from across the entire campus. Most Symposium projects represent advanced undergraduate research, as defined below.
Virginia Wesleyan's Undergraduate Research Program also provides support to students who conduct advanced undergraduate research. We offer support in the forms of research and conference grants. To qualify for research and conference grants, projects must meet the following criteria:
The research must be independent.
The research must involve a pre-graduate level project