Research is a central part of the overall WSSU experience. All WSSU students have access to, and experience, high-quality research, scholarship and creative activities. We're preparing the next generation of scientists, social scientists, visionaries and health practitioners.
- Students who engage in research at WSSU gain mentors and are more likely to persist in their program and benefit from a full learning experience at college.
- Students participating in funded research have opportunity for financial supports. Highly competitive GRA positions with monthly stipends and tuition assistance are also available.
- Undergraduate and graduate students engaging in research gain real-world experience and become more competitive for careers and advanced degrees post-graduation.
Annual Figures for 2018-19
417 Students Supported
$37.1 M Awarded
7 Research Centers
Through cool partnerships with top research institutions like Wake Forest, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NC State; you can engage in transdisciplinary research in areas like health sciences, STEM, and humanities.
WSSU Research In the News
February 14, 2020Dr. Naomi Hall-Byers, a faculty expert in relationship formation and maintenance, sheds some light on the importance of healthy relationships and their effect on college students’ mental, academic and physical health.
December 12, 2019
The last decade has seen incredible milestones at WSSU. Here are some of the highlights from 2010 to today.
December 03, 2019
WSSU has received nearly $2 million in new grants from the National Science Foundation NSF that will expand research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at the university.
November 27, 2019
The Spatial Justice Studio at the CDI has awarded $12,500 in grants for projects that focus on developing meaningful solutions to spatial justice issues in Winston-Salem.
August 27, 2019Through the program, up to four fellows will be selected and receive a stipend of up to a $2,500 to focus on developing meaningful solutions to spatial justice issues in Winston-Salem.