Research opportunities and First-Year Seminars offer students additional academic experiences to enhance their education.

Undergraduate Research

Virtually every CASL program offers students the opportunity to engage in independent study or research under the direction of a faculty member. Selected CASL students have the opportunity to present their research projects (either on posters or via multimedia) for the entire UM-Dearborn campus to enjoy in the Undergraduate Research Showcase

First-Year Seminars

They are small classes designed to ease your transition to the university and help you develop a community of friends.

Geographic Information System (GIS) Resources and Events

Resources for faculty and students who are looking to expand their understanding and use of GIS tools and analysis in classes, research, and administrative applications, both within CASL and across the campus.  You will also find information regarding the annual event, GIS Day.

Meeting of Minds

Since its inception in 1993, the annual Meeting of Minds Undergraduate Conference (MOM) has provided a forum for the publication and dissemination of undergraduate student research. As a collaborative effort between the University of Michigan-FlintUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn, and Oakland University, MOM showcases the results of student-faculty collaboration in research and creative activities from across all academic disciplines. 

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