The Wichitan

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 and Summer Workshop. Magaly Rincon-Zachary, director of undergraduate research and biology professor, ov...

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

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 asked me four or five years ago where or what I would be doing today, I can assure you, this would no...

Undergraduate research can jump start careers

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

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 foot of the room, organized in a path that all students can walk through to explore what their ...

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 the Go," a presentation to discuss the progress of their projects.“I encourage students to do rese...

Award recipients announced for fall undergrad research forum

Luca Lalor, a senior in finance and computer science, presents

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 the data for your presentation together? “Every year at the end of clinical teaching we have a wrap up m...

Undergraduate research office uses Cards Against Humanity for mock proposals

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

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 research experience.Getting started in undergraduate research and creative activities worksh...

56 student recognized for work at research forum

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

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 (mentors: Thuy D. Nguyen) 2nd Place — Crude Oil: Effects of Deflated Oil Prices on the North Tex...

Undergrads engage in research

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

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 in prize money and present their projects at different forums worldwide.The fifth annual Celebration of Sc...

Undergrad research forum considered ‘huge success’

Kiran Chapagain, mechanical engineer junior, presents his poster on

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 we knew what we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?” Nov. 19, 2015. EURECA, En...

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 Research Magaly Rincón-Zachary folds her hands on her desk and smiles as she discusses the forum and ...

Celebration of Scholarship ‘a good learning experience’

Bridget Alaniz, biology senior, listens to Jeff Snowden's, 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

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 Oral Presentation | Elliot Gibson, Brandon Helms, Emily Herzog and James Wood for "A Dual Rotor Wind ...

Undergraduate students to showcase research at EURECA forum Nov. 21

Lance Henry, mechanical engineering senior explains

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 atrium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Magaly Rincon-Zachary, director of undergraduate research said, ...

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