Research & Creative Work

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Research & Creative Work

Our faculty and students are constantly creating new knowledge and tackling some of the most compelling issues we face.

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Society's Biggest Challenges, Tackled Daily

Through robust in-house grant programs, dedicated physical spaces, and incentives to collaborate across disciplines, CLA faculty have experiences unique to Minnesota. Here, the open exchange of ideas is not just encouraged, but commonplace. 

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Research Development Services

The College of Liberal Arts offers an extensive slate of services and events to help faculty and graduate students in every stage of their research project, such as developing competitive funding proposals, organizing research materials, and analyzing data. Our purpose is to enhance the quality of research in CLA through individual consultation, discussion-based brown-bag events, computing resources, and technical workshops.

Opportunities for Student Research

The University of Minnesota is a top research institution with an international reputation. CLA is where new scholars emerge. The opportunities for students to engage in research experiences here are almost endless. 

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College of Liberal Arts faculty are driven to shine a light on inequality and injustice with the goal of creating a more representative, equitable, and diverse society for everyone. Learn what inspires their research, creative work, and approaches to teaching.