Linh Hoang came to UMKC from Vietnam to study chemistry with the dream of becoming a pharmacist. After struggling with the cultural transition her first semester, a professor told her: “As long as you do your best, things can only get better.”
Chemistry students are highly encouraged to take part in research projects as undergraduates. There are multiple research opportunities available on campus, across the nation and even internationally. The personal and professional benefits of doing undergraduate research are innumerable and far reaching.