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Maryland Opportunities for Research Experiences (MORE) Database

UMD faculty and other research groups allow undergraduate students to participate in research projects.  Please check our database for up-to-date listings of these opportunities.

UMD Campus Programs

The following UMD programs offer research opportunities for undergraduates. Note that programs listed as a "Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)" at UMD offer summer research opportunities at consistent with the Big Ten Academic Alliance's goal of increasing the number of underrepresented students in research and graduate study.

Campus partners who wish to add, edit, or remove a listing are welcome to contact OUR.

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General Education Courses

UMD's General Education requirements ensure that students get some level of initial research experience in the pursuit of their degrees. 


Courses designated as Scholarship in Practice embrace some of the fundamentals of research at their core.  Scholarship in Practice courses allow students to engage in authentic work in a particular field of study.  Students learn and practice skills of critical evaluation and participate in the process of applying knowledge in the pursuit of a tangible goal.

You can search TESTUDO for all Scholarship in Practice courses in any term.

Honors Theses & Independent Studies

UMD's colleges and departments offer rich opportunities to conduct faculty-mentored research within the curriculum through honors theses and independent study courses. You do not need to have joined the Honors College at the time of your matriculation to UMD to write an honors thesis.


Talk to your academic advisor for more information on the opportunities available within your field.

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