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Campus celebrates research by students and faculty

Campus celebrates research by students and faculty

Hunter Tyler and Taylor Anderson

April 30, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Hundreds of students and faculty attended the Celebration of Scholarship in the Clark Student Center April 24-25 to support undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty presenting their research. The event, hosted by the graduate school and the undergraduate research office, allowed students...

About 140 undergraduates present research at 11th forum

About 140 undergraduates present research at 11th forum

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Today's Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum started at 9 a.m. in Clark Student Center. But in reality, it's been a work-in-progress with some of the research presented ongoing for months or even years. AWARD RECOGNITION POSTER PRESENTATIONS McCoy College of Science, Mathematics and Engineering ...

Go to the EURECA research forum

Go to the EURECA research forum

Wichitan Staff

November 14, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorial

Our View: The Wichitan staff believes that viewing other students research is an opportunity to have fun while learning and maybe it can inspire you to try doing a research project. Ever discover something new or have a EUREKA moment? Undergraduate students do not get a lot of opportunities to do...

Annual research forum Thursday

Annual research forum Thursday

Jason Wilson, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local

About 140 people will participate in the 11th Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum to showcase the results of a semester or more research or development of creative activities. The forum will take place on Nov. 15 in the Clark Student Center from 9 a.m. until about 4:30 p.m. “It sta...

Undergraduate research extends college experience

Undergraduate research extends college experience

Bill Ash, Guest columnist

May 11, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

[Editor's note: Bill Ash originally delivered this talk at the opening to the Celebration of Scholarship, April 25.] I’ll start this off by commenting on just how strange this is for me. If you had asked me four or five years ago where or what I would be doing today, I can assure you, this would no...

Hundreds participate in 10th undergraduate research forum

Hundreds participate in 10th undergraduate research forum

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Poster presentations begin at 9 https://t.co/oLxJABFd01 Clark. @MWSU_UGR @MidwesternState pic.twitter.com/kZb20AGwSJ — MSU Wichitan Online (@WichitanOnline) April 26, 2018 FROM THE PRESENTERS Gayal Hewakuruppu, computer science junior, "Using the Fourth-Order Runge-Kutta Method to Determine the Dynamic Response of a Fr...

Anonymous donor gives school money to research sexual misconduct

Anonymous donor gives school money to research sexual misconduct

Cortney Wood and Tyler Manning

April 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

An anonymous donor established a fund of $25,000 for Midwestern to research responses to sexual misconduct on college campuses, with MSU as a case study. In a postmaster sent out by Suzanne Shipley, university president, on March 28, stated, "The donor, who has had a lifelong interest in enhancing...

EURECA forum scheduled for April 28

EURECA forum scheduled for April 28

Tasia Floissac

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Thirty-two research projects from all campus colleges will be up for review when the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities holds its forum on April 26. EURECA scholars presented preliminary draft posters of their research endeavors in two 45 minute rounds of, "Pos...

EURECA forum to take place on Nov. 16

EURECA forum to take place on Nov. 16

Justin Marquart

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Through the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activity forum, students showcase their research through oral or poster presentations. According to Magaly Rincón-Zachary, director of undergraduate research, the forum is a way for students to learn in a more comprehensive wa...

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

Cortney Wood

September 12, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

The hum from the projection screen retracting filled the lecture hall as 50 pairs of feet exited the presentation. After his 40-minute presentation over tectonic evolution, Richard Hanson, school of geology, energy and environment at Texas Christian University, finished off his water with a swig and b...

Participate in undergrad research

The Wichitan

May 4, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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 33 po...

Wind ensemble performance, Fascinating Ribbons, wraps up Celebration of Scholarship

Wind ensemble performance, Fascinating Ribbons, wraps up Celebration of Scholarship

Robin Reid

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

The Department of Music University Wind Ensemble performed four pieces, closing out the Celebration of Scholarship, Thursday April 27. The 36-member band filled the stage in Akin Auditorium. The band members were dressed in all black, their brass and woodwind instruments making a stark contrast against...

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