Department: Research & Grants

Undergraduates to present research at state Capitol

February 9, 2015

ESU will participate in Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol event on Wednesday, Feb. 11. 

Undergraduate students from each of the state’s eight public four-year institutions will present research posters at the state Capitol to demonstrate the unique opportunities undergraduate students have to participate with faculty members in research. This free event also emphasizes higher education’s role in developing educated citizens and preparing a workforce with the necessary skills to further the economic growth of the state. 

Students will exhibit their work from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first floor of the Rotunda in the Kansas State Capitol Building. ESU students participating are: Charissa Forsythe, Junior, Emporia (Faculty mentor: Diane Nutbrown, Physical Sciences); Maria Castro Munoz, Senior, Lima, Peru (Faculty mentor: Tim Burnett, Biological Sciences); and Katy Schwinghamer, Senior, Hartford, (Faculty mentor: Marcia Schulmeister, Physical Sciences).