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Students gather for UGROW presentations

Randi Heaton, Reporter February 19, 2019

Faculty and students gathered together Feb. 13 to learn about research projects faculty have created. They are looking to encourage students to participate in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity...

Bill Ash, accounting senior, placed first in mens 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

Undergraduate research extends college experience

Bill Ash, Guest columnist 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...

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

Undergraduate research can jump start careers

Greta Lazzarotto May 11, 2017

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...

UGROW project subscriptions open to students

Greta Lazzarotto February 22, 2017

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...

Luca Lalor, a senior in finance and computer science, presents Methods of Generating alpha from FX Trading Using Technical Analysis: Evidence from Algorithmic Simulation. Photo by Topher McGehee

Award recipients announced for fall undergrad research forum

Jeromy Stacy November 17, 2016

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum When: Nov. 17 Where: Clark Student Center Poster presentations: 39 Oral presentations: 39 Student perspectives How did you get...

Apryl Webb, secretary of the office of undergradute research, speaks to 17 attendees during and undergradute research workshop on Sept. 20. Photo by Dewey Cooper

Undergraduate research office uses Cards Against Humanity for mock proposals

Dewey Cooper September 22, 2016

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...

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

56 student recognized for work at research forum

The Wichitan April 29, 2016

Dillard College of Business AdministrationBest Oral Presentation1st Place  — Antecedents and Outcomes of Brand Loyalty | Keaton Dolan, Will Roland, Ashley Watts, Wadzanai Dzvurumi, and Liz Navarette...

Michael Olaya discusses a three-dimensional printer than can print body parts at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum, April 28, 2016. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Undergrads engage in research

Yvette Ordonez April 27, 2016

As part of the growing undergraduate research program, students and faculty spend months researching new ideas or learning new approaches for old ideas. Along the way, they compete for thousands of dollars...

Kiran Chapagain, mechanical engineer junior, presents his poster on Computational Study of Film Boiling Droplet Motion on Micro- and Nanoscale Ratchets to Eduardo Colmenares, professor of computer science and one of the judges, at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, held in the CSC Atrium, Nov. 19. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Undergrad research forum considered ‘huge success’

Kara McIntyre December 1, 2015

Sept. 26, 1905. Albert Einstein’s special theory of relativity (or E=mc2) is published after more than seven years of research, introducing new ideas to mechanics close to the speed of light. “If...

Undergraduate research forum Nov. 19

Undergraduate research forum Nov. 19

Kara McIntyre November 18, 2015

With 48 presentations and 101 presenters, students from freshman to seniors make final preparations for the fall Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum on Nov. 19. Director of Undergraduate...

Bridget Alaniz, biology senior, listens to Jeff Snowdens, geology senior, presentation about sealevel changes through comparing mineral fossil composition from samples in Oklahoma, at the undergraduate research poster presentation part during the Celebration of Scholarships, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Photo by Rachel Johnson I presented last year, so I was already interested  to come out, plus my biology teacher offered extra credit for it, so I had multiple reasons to come out here, Alaniz said. Photo by Rachel Johnson.

Celebration of Scholarship ‘a good learning experience’

Naomi Skinner May 5, 2015

The research and creativity of students and professors were in the spotlight during the fourth annual Celebration of Scholarship in the Clark Student Center April 28-30. AWARD RECIPIENTS 1st Best...

Lance Henry, mechanical engineering senior explains Mathematical Aspects of a Multi-geared Transmission in Wind Turbine Technology to judges Nov. 21, 2014 during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity forum poster presentations in the Clark Student Center. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Undergraduate students to showcase research at EURECA forum Nov. 21

David Joseph November 20, 2014

More than 25 undergraduate students from various colleges will showcase their research at the third Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative forum Nov. 21 in the Clark Student Center...

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