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Geology professor receives grant to conduct research collaboration with Uganda

Katumwehe
October 1, 2020

Growing up in Uganda, he watched his father’s face fill with excitement as he told the stories of a mine in a coalfield. Strapped for money, his father was dedicated to making a better life for himself...

Campus celebrates research by students and faculty

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April 30, 2019

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...

About 140 undergraduates present research at 11th forum

5th grade
November 15, 2018

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...

Go to the EURECA research forum

Chiara Del Vecchio, chemistry junior, presents with partner Dorcas Matuwana, biology senior, on identification of antibiotic activity during EURECA on April 27, 2017. Photo by Arianna Davis
November 14, 2018

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...

Annual research forum Thursday

Michael Olaya won first place for the ideaMSU project involving 3D printing of body parts. Photo by Bradley Wilson
November 13, 2018

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...

Undergraduate research extends college experience

Bill Ash, accounting senior, placed first in men's Cat A at the Vuelta del Viento two-day Conference Champtionship Event and Fixed-Gear Criterion race at Midwestern State University April 21, 2018. Photo by Bradley Wilson
May 11, 2018

[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...

Hundreds participate in 10th undergraduate research forum

Garrison Horton, English senior, presents his project during the Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activity Forum Kickoff at Clark Student Center on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
April 26, 2018

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...

Anonymous donor gives school money to research sexual misconduct

police chief
April 3, 2018

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,...

EURECA forum scheduled for April 28

Dorcas Matuwana, biology senior, presents with partner Chiara Del Vecchio, chemistry junior, on identification of antibiotic activity during EUREKA on April 27, 2017. Photo by Arianna Davis
March 2, 2018

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...

EURECA forum to take place on Nov. 16

Meaghan Rose, biology senior, and Salvator Capotosto, biology senior, present their research on bacterial endophytic diversity during EUREKA on April 27, 2017. File photo by Arianna Davis
November 14, 2017

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...

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

During his presentation on plate tectonics, Richard Hanson, geology, energy and environment professor from Texas Christian University, discusses his time in Zambia, Africa, working on field geology.
September 12, 2017

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...

Participate in undergrad research

May 4, 2017

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...

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