Why You Should Try Undergraduate Research

Research and university come hand in hand for graduate students and faculty members, but did you know undergraduates of all disciplines from music to genetics to literature can conduct their own meaningful research project? Undergraduate research goes beyond the stereotypical science laboratory and can include fields such as public health policy, archeology, physics, and engineering. Even

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Let’s Reduce the Financial Burden on Students: Potential Solutions

Below Heather Carroll, a 3M National Student Fellow, shares her winning 3M application response to the following topic: “Challenges in Post-Secondary Education”. __ How are students supposed to focus on bringing their best self to the educational experience when there are so many external stressors demanding their attention and diluting their focus? While we cannot

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Two of University’s Most Stubborn Obstacles & Potential Solutions

Below, Alex Harding, a 3M National Student Fellow, shares his winning 3M application response to the following topic: “Challenges in Post-Secondary Education” — We are incredibly fortunate to have a post-secondary system as strong as Canada’s,  but it is our responsibility as the next generation of students to identify our weaknesses and improve upon them. We

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