Research Resources

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Choosing a Topic and Finding a Faculty Mentor

Choosing a topic and identifying a faculty mentor to guide you through your research experience is the most important aspect of the process and also one of the most challenging tasks for many students.  Choosing a mentor is an important decision, so take the time necessary to find someone who feels like a good match for your research interests, learning style and personality.  A well-chosen mentor can also help you narrow you choose a topic for your research.  Below you will find some tips that could help.

Writing a Research Proposal

Requirements are that it be conceived and written by the student, can achieve meaningful results within one academic year (fall and spring semesters), explains the "what", "how", "why", and is one single-spaced page typed in 10+ point font. It can include diagrams, graphs, charts or images, but does not have to. It can also include references formatted according to the disciplinary mode of citation.   

Otherwise there is no set format for a Wentz Research Proposal.