Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

We are committed to providing research opportunities for undergraduate students and supporting them through the process of developing research projects. We work closely with students to find mentors, funding and fellowships to advance their study and research goals.

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The Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Simmons (SURPASs) is a paid, intensive summer research experience for undergraduate students and faculty mentors across a variety of disciplines.

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Undergraduate Symposium

The Simmons Undergraduate Symposium is a day-long celebration of undergraduate student research and creativity.

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Barbara Lee Fellowship

The Barbara Lee Fellowship gives young women exposure to and education in the nuts and bolts of Massachusetts political leadership through practical experience, thereby increasing the number of young women who enter the pipeline of political leadership.

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Libraries, Archives, and Museums Today: Insights from the Field seeks to understand how institutions are adapting to the challenges of working with digital information. Peter Botticelli, Martha R. Mahard, and Michèle V. Cloonan collaborated on Libraries, Archives, and Museums...

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Seniors present their Capstone research projects. On April 23, seniors in the School of Business presented their Capstone research projects to faculty, friends and fellow students. Professors Indra Guertler, Špela Trefalt, Susan Sampson, and Charlene Spiceland guided...

Doctoral student Kimberly Lavoie uses research and experience to address the technology needs of the school library. Can you tell us about your research? What led you to this topic? My research interests include teacher-librarian collaboration in the digital age,...

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SLIS student Sarah Arena supports faculty research. Can you tell us about these research projects? I am currently working on two research projects. The first study is examining ethics in service learning with Assistant Professor Colin Rhinesmith and Meghan Doran,...

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Congratulations to Professors Diane Grossman, Jyoti Puri and Špela Trefalt! Simmons Provost Katie Conboy announced the names of three professors who have become Endowed Chairs at Simmons. An endowed chair is a distinctive achievement as it provides funding for salaries...

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Professor of Practice Jane Hughes shares the adjustments she has made in the current climate. Can you tell us about your article, "Teaching Globalization in the Time of Trump"? This article was inspired by a negative student evaluation. A student...