Undergraduate research can jump start careers

Once each semester the Clark Student Center Atrium becomes the setting for undergraduate research presentations. People presenting, people listening, people looking around. Dozens of posters fill every foot of the room, organized in a path that all students can walk through to explore what their … [Read more...]

Participate in undergrad research

OUR VIEW: It's important for students to participate in undergraduate research to learn outside the classroom. The Celebration of Scholarship took place on April 26-27, including the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities student poster presentations. Our peers had … [Read more...]

Students, faculty show off research at Celebration of Scholarship

BY THE NUMBERS Faculty and graduate student podium presentations | 19 Faculty and graduate student poster presentations | 6 Undergraduate podium presentations | 37 Undergraduate poster presentations | 33 FROM PARTICIPANTS Kenneth Shanks, senior photography and presenter | “I … [Read more...]

UGROW project subscriptions open to students

Sign up for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Summer Workshop's summer research project is open in the Clark Student Center atrium. On Feb. 23 from 5:30-7 p.m., UGROW members will host "Posters on the Go," a presentation to discuss the progress of their projects.“I encourage students to do … [Read more...]

Students take part in undergraduate and creativity forum

By the time they got to Clark, the $10 presentation posters looked pretty polished. The two-by-three feet posters looked professional and the students donned in formal attire had rehearsed their presentations dozens of times. But when it came right down to it, neither the presentations nor the work … [Read more...]

Award recipients announced for fall undergrad research forum

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities ForumWhen: Nov. 17Where: Clark Student CenterPoster presentations: 39Oral presentations: 39Student perspectivesHow did you get the data for your presentation together? “Every year at the end of clinical teaching we have a wrap up meeting and they do the … [Read more...]

Undergraduate research office uses Cards Against Humanity for mock proposals

Apryl Webb, secretary of the office of undergraduate research, hosted a workshop titled "Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities" to help students become acclimated to the undergraduate research experience.Getting started in undergraduate research and creative activities … [Read more...]

Researchers debate value of poster vs. oral presentations

About five minutes before 9 a.m., Clark Student Center was buzzing. The tension had set in for some of the students at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum doing either poster or oral presentations.A few were still putting the finishing touches on their PowerPoint presentations, … [Read more...]

Winning becomes ‘an amazing feeling’ for first-time analysts

The Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum concluded April 28 with Wind Ensemble concert at Akin Auditorium — "Rhythm and Blue" — that included an approximately 20-minute awards intermission. During that intermission, undergraduates as well as graduates were awarded for either best … [Read more...]

Researchers develop parking app

In the corner of the atrium, five mechanical engineering students stood by their EURECA poster presentation: MSU Smart Parking System. As students and faculty stopped to learn about poster number 23, the well-dressed engineers eagerly explained their research, overpowering the fact that they had … [Read more...]