English Research Opportunities & Collaborations
Students in the English Discipline have many opportunities to perform research, present and publish their writing, meet and talk with visiting writers and scholars, and be active members of a vibrant literary community.
Research and Other Programs
- The Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) invites presenters from all disciplines to present their work to the campus community in a spirit of intellectual exchange. Readings of creative works, scholarly research and dramatic presentations are all welcome.
- International exchange and study-abroad programs.
- Faculty research assistantships.
- First-hand experience working at the campus student publications, the University Register and Floating World.
Financial support for student researchers is available. University funding opportunities are consolidated by the Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE).
- Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), a University-wide program that provides students with the opportunity to earn up to $1,400 assisting faculty with scholarly and creative projects.
- Morris Academic Partners program (MAP) is unique to the Morris campus and provides paid research partnerships to qualified third-year students. The standard stipend is $2,000.
- Student work has also been funded by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) and the Community Assistance Program (CAP).
- Faculty may also offer research positions for students as part of their grant-funded projects.