Provide dynamic curricular and co-curricular undergraduate research experiences that improve students’advanced achievement, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and communication skills.
Transform the campus culture for recognition of undergraduate research and creativity as an integral component of institutional identity.
Student Learning Outcomes
Information Literacy– LSU graduates will be able to identify and effectively evaluate essential supporting information and literature sources associated with research and creative projects.
Methodological Proficiency– LSU graduates will be able to utilize tools and strategies for gathering, analyzing and evaluating data, and for interpreting the results in relation to the research or creative concept.
Professional Ethics– LSU graduates will be knowledgeable of the professional ethics associated with their projects and the dissemination of their findings or creations.
The Research Concept–LSU graduates will be able to identify and describe an original disciplinary or interdisciplinary question or idea.
Communication: Findings/Discoveries– LSU graduates will be able to articulate research findings through written, visual, performance, or oral presentation.