Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The SASN Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship program is a competitive program that provides a $3,200 stipend to undergraduate students engaged in scholarly or creative activities during the summer months under the supervision of a full-time faculty member in the School of Arts & Sciences-Newark.

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Undergraduates can earn course credit by contributing to research conducted by physics research professors.  Visit our research webpage to learn about specific, active, research projects.

Physics Research Groups


Learning Assistant Program

Learning Assistants are undergraduate students who, through the guidance of weekly preparation sessions and a pedagogy course, facilitate discussions among groups of students in a variety of classroom settings (lectures, labs, recitations, and study groups) that encourage active engagement. Through this engagement LAs not only help their undergraduate peers, but also themselves through reinforcement of their own knowledge in the subject matter.

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Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP)

Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) is a three-day regional conference sponsored by the American Physical Society (APS) held every year for undergraduate physics majors.  Some of the conference goals are to assist undergraduate women in physics with attaining peer support, gaining valuable information about applying to graduate school, and the opportunity to talk about their undergraduate research, to name a few.

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