CALS students have many opportunities to gain first-hand experience through in-depth research, both at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Many research opportunities are available for undergraduate students looking to extend their experiences beyond the classroom. Talk with your professor to see how you can get involved.
Undergraduate research opportunities in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are available for any student interested in extending their education beyond the classroom — even freshmen. Students like Brooke Luzzi are gaining hands-on experience to improve their futures.
For undergraduate students in the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, learning extends beyond the classroom thanks to undergraduate research opportunities. Students like Kim Davenport are researching issues that can impact our state and the world.
Microbiology student Abby Lundgren took advantage of this opportunity to learn more about working in a laboratory setting as she helps CALS researchers find ways to fight the pale cyst nematode to keep Idaho’s potato crops safe and healthy.
All graduate students are expected to conduct independent research, develop a research methodology, carry out scientific data collection and analyze the results.
Students in the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are conducting ground breaking research to help advance the agricultural industry. Jennifer Spencer, a doctoral candidate in animal and veterinary science, is finding ways to improve reproduction rates in dairy cattle, research that will benefit the dairy industry in Idaho and across the nation.