Dahveed Wilkins


The Center for Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE), based in the Office of Research, provides leadership and support for student-faculty research collaborations throughout Pace University. The Center seeks to enhance student learning and achievement, building upon almost forty years of undergraduate research at Pace.

Recognizing that sustained, intensive faculty mentoring leads to transformative student learning, CURE oversees programs and develops new initiatives to further equity, diversity, and inclusion in undergraduate research.

Undergraduate research is a faculty-mentored inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an intellectual or creative contribution to a field of knowledge

Reasons to engage in Undergraduate Research

  • Enhance student learning through mentoring relationships with faculty
  • Increase retention and graduation in academic programs
  • Increase enrollment in graduate education and provide effective career preparation
  • Develop critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, and intellectual independence
  • Develop an understanding of research methodology
  • Promote an innovation-oriented culture