A key part of the SAFS major is the completion of an independent research project. Students have the opportunity to implement their degree learning in novel ways in an experiential and supportive environment. The research experience considerably strengthens student curriculum vitae, is valued by employers and graduate admissions committees, and is often cited as the most important and enjoyable component of the undergraduate experience.
Here are some resources for faculty. Including ways to advertise opportunities as well as helping in filling out our archive of projects.
If you are excited about starting your capstone experience but not sure exactly what you want to get into, have a look at this list of past Capstone projects. This should also give you an idea of faculty research interests.
Have questions? We have a few few answers to questions like How do I sign up?, How often should I meet with my faculty adviser?, When do I turn in my final paper?…