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  • Mario Bretfeld

    麻豆代天府project aims to change minds on native plants

    July 19, 2024

    With ecology as common ground, Mario Bretfeld, Michael Blackwell, and Eric Duncan have taken on a bit of a marketing project. They want people to love weeds. Using scientific acumen, the trio want people to reconsider certain plants as beneficial to the environment, thanks to a project housed at 麻豆代天府鈥檚 Field Station.

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  • Kayla Anderson

    KSU student studies VR's use in strengthening physically limited adults

    July 18, 2024

    Kayla Anderson is an exercise science major at 麻豆代天府 who is participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) under the mentorship of Garrett Hester, associate professor of exercise science in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services.

  • Tommy Brown

    麻豆代天府undergrad researcher is shooting for the stars

    July 15, 2024

    Tommy Brown has been fascinated by the vastness of space and the mystery of faraway stars for as long as he can remember, so it鈥檚 only natural he chose to pursue engineering. With the help of 麻豆代天府鈥檚 Office of Undergraduate Research, the sophomore said he鈥檚 thrown himself so deeply into his work with the Summer Undergraduate Research Program that he could see himself one day enhancing space exploration technologies or helping to expand researchers鈥 understanding of Mars.

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  • How personalities, cultural identities can help process trauma

    How personalities, cultural identities can help process trauma

    July 12, 2024

    Alexa Brown is a senior psychology major whose research project is titled, 鈥淗ow Cultural Identity Moderates the Relationship Between Maladaptive Personality Traits and Post-Traumatic Growth Following Traumatic Experience.鈥

  • Shifa Maherali Jiwani

    麻豆代天府student researcher explores arsenic's medicinal potential

    June 26, 2024

    Shifa Maherali Jiwani is a freshman biology major who is participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), where she is studying arsenic as a potential medicine. Jiwani is conducting her research, 鈥淪earch for Novel Arsenic Containing Antibiotics,鈥 in the lab of Masafumi Yoshinaga, associate professor of molecular and cellular biology in the College of Science and Mathematics.

  • Betsy Barron

    KSU student incorporates cultural background into research project

    June 20, 2024

    Betsy Barron is a senior elementary education major whose research project aims to engage students based on their cultural background in subjects such as literacy and mathematics. Barron is conducting her project, 鈥淐ulturally Relevant Math Lessons and Motivation in Elementary Education," under the mentorship of professor of mathematics education Paula Guerra and through the Office of Undergraduate Research's Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).

  • Research

    Hooty Hoo's Doing Research?

    June 12, 2024

    Follow along as the Office of Research highlights undergraduate students engaged in research through the First-Year Scholars Program.

  • Spring Symposium showcases impactful research of KSU students

    Spring Symposium showcases impactful research of KSU students

    April 24, 2024

    The Spring 2024 Symposium of Student Scholars drew more than 1,000 attendees last week, providing a stage for undergraduate and graduate students at 麻豆代天府 to present their impactful research projects.

  • Ayse Tekes

    KSU researcher creates environment that allows students to thrive

    April 22, 2024

    Ayse Tekes is a decorated researcher who has racked up an impressive collection of awards in her life. None are more meaningful to her than the 2024 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, given annually by the Office of Undergraduate Research to a KSU faculty or staff member who exhibits sustained exceptional mentoring of undergraduate researchers at KSU.

  • Christina Scherrer

    麻豆代天府researcher applies mathematical modeling expertise to health care systems

    April 15, 2024

    If she hadn鈥檛 become an engineer, Christina Scherrer might have chosen to be a medical doctor, dentist or other type of health care provider. Instead, she has worked for years to apply her expertise in industrial and systems engineering in areas that improve the delivery of health care. She loves helping others, whether it鈥檚 collaborating on health-related research, teaching new generations of engineers at 麻豆代天府or volunteering in the community.

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