Research and discovery are at the core of the Trinity student experience. Start research projects as early as your first year, partnering with peers and faculty on real-world exploration.
Answering questions, questioning answers.
At Trinity University, Tigers are problem solvers.
Across all departments and disciplines, students study alongside expert faculty in the lab, in the community, and in cities across the world.
students participate in undergraduate research or internships
67 faculty members
participated in 2020 summer experiences
academic departments participated in 2019-20 research programs
8 faculty-led research programs visited
8 countries in 2018-19
“I kept failing because I was using ‘textbook chemistry,’ when I really needed to get into the lab and to dive into the literature. Being part of research at Trinity is valuable because it exposes me to things I wouldn’t see in the classroom.”
- Joseph Anderson ’20
Trinity undergraduate researchers...
Work side-by-side with faculty experts on relevant, timely research projects
Explore an area in-depth or discover interdisciplinary connections
Co-author papers published in leading academic journals
Give presentations at state and national conferences
Conduct research year-round or during the summer
Trinity team uses drones to open new possibilities for earth systems research and exploration
“The summer research program is a great opportunity for interdisciplinary studies. My research gave me the push I needed to talk with my family, delve into our history, and use it as inspiration for my art.”
- Sasha Faust ’18