Research and Creative
As a human-centered college, we believe that research should not only contribute to scientific knowledge, but also be translated into programs, policies, and applications that put that knowledge to work.
Health and Human Sciences Research Highlights
Making an Impact Get Involved in Research
Our faculty members collaborate with undergraduate and graduate students to change lives for the better. Learn more about how our research is solving critical societal problems.
Visit Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising
The costumes and textiles collection at the Avenir Museum includes more than 18,000 artifacts of cultural and historical significance. The main museum in the University Center for the Arts complex includes a classroom, galleries, and a textile conservation laboratory for faculty and student research. The Gustafson Gallery in the Department of Design and Merchandising features student work and falls under the umbrella of the Avenir Museum.
Creative Collaborations Nancy Richardson Design Center
This iconic new design hub accommodates design-thinking projects that span the fields of interior design, engineering, business, landscape architecture, art, and more. It houses design studios, fabrication and prototyping labs, and spaces designed to foster creative interdisciplinary collaborations.