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Research and Scholarship

For research and scholarship that changes the world.

Research and scholarship is an integral part of the student experience at Creighton. Become a part of it with the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURAS), the premier location to discover undergraduate research and scholarship opportunities, connecting faculty and students together.

Become involved.

At Creighton, you don’t have to wait until you’re a graduate student to participate in research. As early as your freshman year, you can work side-by-side with world-renowned faculty members.

By getting involved in research as an undergraduate, you set yourself apart when applying for graduate school, national research scholarships, internships—and future careers. You could be one of dozens of students who have presented their work at national and international conferences. Or you might co-author a published peer-review journal article.

Visit CURAS to learn about undergraduate research opportunities.

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Undergrad research Opportunities
1/3 of students participate in research before graduating
#1 among Catholic universities in producing Goldwater Scholars
400 research presentations by undergrads at conferences each year
28 Goldwater Scholars from Creighton since 2005
18 Fullbright Scholars from Creighton since 2005
I came to Creighton because of its thriving research environment, meaningful Jesuit values,
and genuine campus community. I found Creighton to be much more engaging than any
other campus. Most of all, the faculty, staff, and students all sincerely cared about me and that was a powerful motivator.
— Eli Blaney Biology, Computer Science, Music Triple Major, Pre-Med, Class of 2022; Dixon, Illinois; 2021 Goldwater Scholarship recipient