College Research Themes

Collaboration sparks innovation in important fields

The College of Human Ecology offers an environment where leading researchers collaborate across disciplines to address the most pressing challenges facing our society today.

Basic and applied scientists work together to better understand how humans relate to the natural, social and built environments and develop solutions that improve the lives of people. Students can participate in the faculty research through lab internships and outreach opportunities.

Click on any of the themes to find out how Human Ecology researchers and our students are bringing new insights to real-life challenges.

Research Themes

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