Undergraduate Programs

2014 Participant and Activities

Large Participant and Activities poster available here

Nanotechnology Undergraduate Emphasis area

Engineering and science majors at West Virginia University may choose to complete a nine-credit-hour emphasis in nanosystems. This program gives undergraduate students the unique opportunity to gain depth in their own discipline while learning to value other disciplines through participation in interdisciplinary nanosystems research groups.

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates in Multifunctional Materials

We offer a unique summer research experience for undergraduate students in science, engineering, or mathematics disciplines. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation.

WVU STEM Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

STEM SURE is a summer undergraduate research experience for students interested in a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics disciplines. Selected students will work in research labs at West Virginia University for 8 weeks during the summer under the direction of a WVU faculty research mentor and a graduate or post-doctoral mentor.

International Research Experience for Students in China

This program provides an opportunity for research experience in a Chinese laboratory. Five undergraduate West Virginian researchers from science disciplines will be divided into research groups to perform interdisciplinary scientific research in Jilin University in China.
To apply for the International Research Experience program, complete the STEM SURE application. Be sure to check YES in the box asking about your interest in an International Research Experience

STEM Ambassadors Program

The STEM Ambassadors are a group of WVU students majoring in fields such as animal sciences, forensics, health sciences and engineering. Under the direction of WVU Extension Service 4-H faculty, they will divide and conquer STEM-based activity education – offering more than 1,530 hours of STEM programming at 27 4-H camps and University events across the state. STEM activities include projects like Lego Robotics, DNA testing and bridge building.

Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Other research opportunities on campus

Other research opportunities off-campus