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Participate in undergrad research

The Wichitan

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 Research Endeavors and Creative Activities student poster presentations. Our peers had 33 po...

Students, faculty show off research at Celebration of Scholarship

Meaghan Rose, biology senior, and Salvator Capotosto, biology senior, present their research on bacterial endophytic diversity during EUREKA on April 27. Photo by Arianna Davis

The Wichitan

April 27, 2017

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 | “...

What I’ve learned through undergrad research

Alyssa Bell

The Wichitan

March 22, 2017

A typical week of research begins by meeting with James Masuoka, associate professor of biology, to discuss the preparations that need to be made for our experiment. Preparations include calculations to determine proper dosages, creating stock cultures of Candida albicans, which is a fungus that gro...

Researchers develop parking app

Enaho Atamenwan, mechanical engineering junior, sets up his poster on the MSU Smart Parking System. Photo by Topher McGehee

Emily Carroll

April 29, 2016

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 on...

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...

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