Research at Andrews
The Office of Research and Creative Scholarship (ORCS) seeks to promote excellence in research and creativity and foster an attitude of scholarly inquiry within the community of faculty and students of Andrews University.
The office supports the full spectrum of scholarly activity including the Scholarship of Discovery, the Scholarship of Integration, the Scholarship of Engagement, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. This is done through conferences and symposia, grant awards, and much more.
Andrews University is classified as a Doctoral/Research University (DRU) according to the Carnegie Classification. Learn more
From developing models to predict seabird behavior to tracking eye movement in cognitive psychology labs; from discovering ancient walls of ancient towns to searching for gravitational waves, Andrews University faculty, staff, and students take seriously the motto "Seek Knowledge, Affirm Faith, and Change the World."
Undergraduate Research and more!
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The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance at Andrews University is committed to helping researchers —faculty, staff, and students comply with all applicable federal, state, and institutional requirements and policies.
Honors Scholars and Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium
The Honors Scholars and Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium will be held on Friday, March 7 from 1:30-3:30 pm in Buller Hall. The Symposium will feature the research projects of Honors students and Undergraduate Research Scholars.
Ellen White Issues Symposium
The Ellen White Issues Symposium is an annual meeting sponsored by the Center for Adventist Research for the purpose of breaking new ground in understanding Ellen White and issues relating to her life, ministry, and prophetic gift that have current importance. The 2014 Symposium will take place on March 24 at the Seminary Chapel from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. View more information
Andrews Research Conference (ARC)
The Office of Research at Andrews University, in cooperation with the Andrews University STEM departments, is hosting a Research Conference on our campus from May 7-11, 2014 for early career researchers in STEM. For more information visit the Andrews Research Conference Website
Horn Archaeological Museum Featured on Leader Publications
The Horn Archaeological Museum has been featured on Leader Publications in an article entitled, "Uncover the past Andrews University." The article highlights the ancient treasures in the museum's artifact display and tells the story of how the museum began. View Article
Article by Andrews Alum chosen Math Article of the Week
An article published by Andrews alum Danielle Burton (BA English, French, Mathematical Studies 2008; MS Mathematics and Science 2013) and Mathematics Professor Shandelle Henson was chosen as the Mathematics Article of the Week from all Taylor & Francis journals. The article, "A note on the onset of synchrony in avian ovulation cycles," was published in the Journal of Difference Equations and Applications. View Article
Journal of Adventist Education Special Edition
Duane McBride, Research Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Prevention of Addictions, co-edited and coordinated the Journal of Adventist Education December 2013/2014 special issue on Substance Abuse. Authors include Andrews alum Olivia Titus, as well as Judith Bernard-Fisher, Director of the Counseling and Testing Center, professors Alina Baltazar, Curtis VanderWaal, Margaret Howell, Desiree Davis, Harvey Burnett Jr., Krista Cooper, Laura Racovita-Szilagyi, Gary Hopkins, Duane McBride, and students Kathryn Conopio and Alissa Mayer. View JAE webpage
Joel Raveloharimisy, Director of Community & International Development Masters Program,co-authored an article entitled, "The Influence of Family Dynamics on Contraceptive Use in Madagascar and the Ensuing Impact on Family Well-Being." The article is the product of research supported by the MEASURE Evaluation PRH and USAID. View Article
Article in the North American Journal of Psychology
Herb Helm, Professor of Psychology, and Karl Bailey, Associate Professor of Psychology, recently published their article "Perceived Benefits of Presenting Undergraduate Research at a Professional Conference" in the North American Journal of Psychology. View Article
Article in the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience
Harvey Burnett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, and Herb Helm, Professor of Psychology, co-authored an article entitled “Relationship between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Resilience, and Religious Orientation and Practice Among University Student Earthquake Survivors in Haiti." The article was recently published in the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience. View Article
University Ranking for 2013
Of the 201 institutions formally ranked in U.S. News & World Report as top national universities (there are 276 listed overall, but 75 are either unranked or do not have published rankings), Andrews is listed at #181 this year, an improvement over the 2013 rankings. View article
Foundations of Web Design Textbook
Thomas Michaud, assistant professor of web design at Andrews University, published his first textbook, Foundations of Web Design: Introduction to HTML and CSS, in August 2013 through Pearson Education. View Article