The purpose of LSU Discover is to enhance student learning by strengthening and expanding undergraduate research across LSU’s many and varied curricula. Faculty, staff and students are currently developing this plan … Read More
How to Find A Mentor
A faculty mentor is one of the most powerful advocates an undergraduate can have at LSU or any flagship university. Over time in an undergraduate research project, the student will learn the principles and practices of effective academic research by becoming involved in the mentor’s in-process, real-world research in an area or subject related to the student’s career interests. More so than a single semester or summer project, multi-semester mentored research allows for a student to transition from dependent-based projects to independent research.
A mentor can get to know your skills and … Read More
Undergraduate research sparks critical thinking and creativity. It hones the ability to pose the right question, solve for the right answer and distill the messy, complex, and abstract thoughts of a lab notebook into an elegant argument.
Learn more about the awards, competitions and research opportunities available at LSU.
LSU Discover Research Day
LSU Discover is pleased to announce that the inaugural Research Day undergraduate symposium was a smashing success! Over 130 students from 12 colleges presented over 100 posters, presentations, and performances in the Student Union Cotillion ballroom and Atchafalaya room on Monday, March 10 2014 to an audience of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and visitors.
LSU Discover would like to thank all the faculty mentors who nominated students to participate. Faculty mentors are invited to pick up a free LSU Discover coffee mug and t-shirt from room 131 in David Boyd Hall.
On behalf of the team of LSU faculty, staff, and students working on LSU’s reaffirmation of academic … Research Day 2014
The QEP is a plan that engages the entire LSU community in identifying and addressing a well-defined topic that contributes to improving LSU as a whole and strengthening your ability to learn … Read MoreRead More
HOW CAN I HELP?
Fortunately there are already some great ways to get involved in undergraduate research at LSU … Read More