Research and Scholarship
As a human-centered college, we believe that research and creative scholarship should not only contribute to scientific knowledge, but also be translated into programs, policies, and applications that put that knowledge to work.
CHHS Research Day
Are you a faculty, staff, or student in the College of Health and Human Sciences involved in research or creative scholarship?
We want to celebrate your work at our annual Research Day event. The second annual CHHS Research Day took place virtually the week of March 2-4, 2021. Access speaker videos, our virtual poster platform, and the list of award winners on the CHHS Research Day website.
Making an Impact Resources for Researchers
We develop strong research collaborations between our faculty and students. Together we solve critical issues with the goal of changing lives for the better. Find more info on resources and assistance for researchers in the College.
Faculty Research Programs
Visit Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising
The Avenir Museum, a part of our Department of Design and Merchandising, houses a collection of over 18,000 cultural and historical artifacts offer research opportunities for faculty and students. The museum has three galleries, a smart classroom and program space, an extensive library/conference room, expanded collections storage and work areas, and a textile conservation laboratory for research and restoration.
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. The RDC also houses spaces for the Department of Design and Merchandising, including the main office, classroom spaces, a computer lab, and learning and research laboratories.