Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2020

Publication Title

American Journal of Physics

Volume

8

Issue

9

Publisher Name

AIP Publishing LLC.

Abstract

Undergraduate research has become an essential mode of engaging and retaining students in physics. At Loyola University Chicago, first-year physics students have been participating in the Freshman Projects program for over twenty years, which has coincided with a period of significant growth for our department. In this paper, we describe how the Freshman Projects program has played an important role in advancing undergraduate research at Loyola and the profound impact it has made on our program. We conclude with suggestions for adoption of similar programs at other institutions.

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This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and AIP Publishing. This article appeared in Bougie et al., "A First-Year Research Experience: The Freshman Project in Physics at Loyola University Chicago" American Journal of Physics 88, 734 (2020) and may be found at https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0001611

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