Undergraduate Research Journal

Spring 2022

Our Mission

Inquiry offers undergraduate researchers in all the disciplines at the University the opportunity to communicate their experiences and results to general as well as academic audiences worldwide—the final and very important step in the research process. 

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    For the Love of Endangered Turtles

    After a summer knee-deep in muck trapping turtles, Maeve Kelley moved to the computer lab where she mapped movement corridors to aid in the conservation of Blanding's turtles. 

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    Electricity in the Brain

    Vladimir Tkachev shares his passion for neuroscience with the hope that his commentary will inspire other undergraduate students to pursue this important line of research.

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    Do reading lists need a revamp?

    Former McNair Scholar Julian Maduro takes a close look at the diversity of high school reading lists and how the titles found on these lists may impact student engagement. 

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    Navigating Unanticipated Results

    Alexis Eaton measured hormone concentrations at her hometown's wastewater treatment plant, and what she discovered led her to consider different ways of analyzing results. 

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Feature Article

Three members of our editorial board commemorate the Hamel Center’s 35th anniversary by interviewing former and current students to discuss the impact of undergraduate research on their academic and professional careers. 

Research Briefs

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Research Articles