As a student you have been asked to answer many questions after long nights studying alone, but working as a scholar is a collaborative process enabled by your curiosity and creativity. 

You have your own questions—many without answers and some in need of new answers. 

Participating in research and creative work puts you in the scholarly conversation, and your curiosity can move the conversation in new directions. The knowledge and insight you bring to the conversation is not always measured by your GPA and your ability to contribute involves more than technical skills. What you do as a student answering questions in the classroom is only part of your story. 

Scholarship as a Conversation

“Scholarship as conversation” is the exchange of ideas among researchers and creative practitioners, with new insights and discoveries over time as information is shared and interpreted with different perspectives. Check out the "Inform Your Thinking" video series to learn more.

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