Research Program

Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program at Meredith College offers direction and support for students who are ready to be original, to push at the boundaries of the classroom and the textbook, and to connect with others who share their interests.

Contact Information
Carolina Perez-Heydrich
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Director of Undergraduate Research
115-B Lux Hall
(919) 760-8020


The Undergraduate Research Program promotes collaborative projects involving students and faculty from throughout campus. Students in all academic programs are eligible to earn course credit for approved research. Academic advisors and faculty who share a student’s interest can offer further information and guidance. 

Meredith offers many opportunities for students to participate in and present original research, such as:

  • Celebrating Student Achievement Day
  • Research and Travel Grants
  • Summer Research Stipends
Profile photo of Cooper Rodriguez standing in front of bookshelf full of books

By studying abroad in London, landing a summer internship in Texas, and serving with multiple on-campus organizations, Cooper Rodriguez, ’18,  found her place at Meredith College.

Profile photo of Patricia Kalevas on Meredith's campus

Patricia Kalevas, ’18, has made the most of her Meredith experience through close relationships with her faculty advisors, studying abroad, and participating in undergraduate research.