AHRM Undergraduate Research

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Conducting original research helps you build the skills to find, analyze, and present evidence. You can focus on a research question or a design-based project with a faculty member. Past projects have included creative apparel design based on historic costumes, a poster presentation on guidelines for developing a kosher kitchen, and developing and testing menu items for food service on campus.  

Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management Research Opportunities

You can register for our independent study or undergraduate research courses, which provide opportunities to complete a research project with the guidance of a faculty mentor. Ask your academic advisor for more information.

Our faculty enjoy sharing their research with students. If you're curious about a professor's area of research, ask about pursuing a collaborative project. Or, invite a professor to mentor you while pursing your own ideas.  

In the University Honors Program you will complete a thesis to fulfill requirements for the “in Honors” or “Honors Baccalaureate” degrees. It is an excellent opportunity to develop and demonstrate your knowledge and to prepare for graduate study or careers requiring advanced research skills.

Presenting Your Research

Students in Consumer Studies, Fashion Merchandising and Design, Property Management, Residential Environments and Design, and Family and Consumer Sciences working with AHRM faculty on class or team projects, undergraduate research, independent studies, internships, and study abroad can submit a 250 word abstract to have their work included in the Hands On, Minds On Celebration. Projects can be presented as a poster, or as a design or media exhibit. 

Date and Time: TBA

Location: Wallace Atrium Lower Level

Contact: Dr. Julia Beamish, jbeamish@vt.edu

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This event is hosted each spring for students to present their work as a poster, design, or media exhibit

Announcement 

Undergraduate Research Institute 2017-2018 Grant Applications Now Available!

 

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