Science Research Fellows
An honors program for outstanding students of science who are looking for opportunities to have significant hands-on research experience as an undergraduate.
Sam Rund '08 published in Scientific Reports
2008 graduate Sam Rund's research on mosquito's ability to smell at University of Notre Dame got published in the journal Scientific Reports. Rund is now a fellow at the University of Notre Dame.Read More
Kate Mittendorf '10 published in the Journal of American Chemical Society
SRF alumnus Kate Mittendorf, now in a PhD program at Vanderbilt University, publishes in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Kate is studying membrane proteins in the lab of Charles Saunders. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ja4114374 This is Kate's 3rd publication since graduating DePauw.
Senior Ashley Conrad '14 wins Fulbright
Ashley Conrad, a computer science major and French minor, won the Fulbright grant to work in Brussels at the Université Libre de BruxellesRead More
Maria Haag '13 wins Undergraduate Research Competition
Senior Maria Haag won at the annual conference of Experimental Biologists for her research on heart tissue regeneration in goldfishRead More
Megan May awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
The fellowship will provide May with a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 plus a $12,000 cost of education allowance at the graduate program of her choosing. She is the third DePauw senior in the last four years to receive the honor.Read More
Amy Richmond '13
"This research gave me the opportunity to really contribute to the field, and feel like I can actually make an impact as an undergrad.”
Bringing Innovation to Classrooms
2008 graduate Sarah Carlson was featured by Salt Lake City CBS affiliate KUTV for her innovative teaching methods in the classroom at Brighton University SchoolRead More
Karl Koehler '08 published in Journal Nature
A 2008 graduate, and now a Ph.D student at Medical Neuroscience Graduate School at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Koehler's article is titled "Generation of inner ear sensory epithelia from pluripotent stem cells in 3D culture" .Read More
When Art and Science Collide
Jacob Stanley '05 and Prof. Daniel Gurnon leading the way in increasing science understanding through visual art.Read More
Regenerative heart tissue in fishes
Under Prof. Pascal LaFontant, DePauw students are involved in cutting edge research to find regenerative heart tissue in fishesRead More
SRF students begin learning and experiencing authentic scientific research in a wide variety of disciplines from their very first year. Our students go on to major in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Biology, Kinesiology, Computer Science, Geosciences, Mathematics, or Psychology and Neuroscience. They collaborate with DePauw faculty in summer-long, on-campus research, and they experience research internships at leading facilities across the globe.
Interested in Joining SRF?
While we are no longer accepting applications for the high school graduating class of 2019, should you come to DePauw in the fall of 2019, we do have a lateral entry process that might interest you. See the application page.
Our lateral entry application (for incoming Cl. of 2023) students will open in mid-September (2019) and be open until mid October of 2019. email email@example.com for more information and see our application page.
For rising high school seniors who expect to graduate in the (high school) Class of 2020, come see us next fall during a campus visit and learn about our program. The Office of Admission hosts several 'senior Fridays' and a special Honors and Fellows programs preview day in early November.