At St. Mary’s we stress the importance of hands-on experience so the you can gain a better understanding of the concepts and methods taught in the classroom.
Our faculty are engaged in a number of professional research projects and often collaborate with students. These collaborations sometimes lead to professional publications and conference presentations. We also have a variety of cutting edge equipment to aid you in your research endeavors. The experiences you will gain in operating the instruments provides you with considerable advantages when they pursuing careers or education after graduation.
St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SMURF)
SMURF is an eight-week annual summer program at St. Mary’s College, where students from a variety of disciplines delve into research topics of their own aspirations with guidance from faculty mentors.