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Students gather for UGROW presentations

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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...

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 or even years. AWARD RECOGNITION POSTER PRESENTATIONS McCoy College of Science, Mathematics and Engineering ...

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

Wichitan Staff

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 new or have a EUREKA moment? Undergraduate students do not get a lot of opportunities to do...

Annual research forum Thursday

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

Jason Wilson, Reporter

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 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

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...

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 Hewakuruppu, computer science junior, "Using the Fourth-Order Runge-Kutta Method to Determine the Dynamic Response of a Fr...

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 ...

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...

Students take part in undergraduate and creativity forum

Luca Lalor, finance and computer science senior, presents

Alyssa Mitchell

November 29, 2016

By the time they got to Clark, the $10 presentation posters looked pretty polished. The two-by-three feet posters looked professional and the students donned in formal attire had rehearsed their presentations dozens of times. But when it came right down to it, neither the presentations nor the work c...

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...

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