NORMAN — Organizers said they hope to see a freshman research program at the University of Oklahoma expand in years to come.
The program, which is at the end of the pilot stages, is a joint effort between the OU Honors
During the first year, the program was open to honors chemistry and biochemistry students, said chemistry professor Mark Morvant, the program's founder.
Next year, he said, the program will be open to all students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
University officials are also discussing the possibility of expanding the program to other departments. Rich Hamerla, associate dean of the Honors College, said he expects to see the program expand into the College of Engineering next year.
After that, he said, university officials plan to move the program into the College of Arts and Sciences department by