FHSU student posters selected for annual Undergraduate Research Day

Five Fort Hays State University students have been selected to exhibit their posters in the Capitol Rotunda in Topeka for the annual Undergraduate Research Day on Wednesday, Feb. 11.

Work from 40 Kansas undergraduate students representing each of the state's public four-year institutions will be in the exhibition sponsored by the Council of Chief Research Officers of the Kansas Board of Regents.

FHSU students are listed in alphabetical order by city with their fields of study, research projects and faculty mentors.

Colorado Springs, Colo. (80908): Laura Regnier, a senior majoring in management and marketing; "Why do People Donate?: An Empirical Investigation on Donors' Motivations towards Charities"; Dr. Emi Moriuchi
-Chiu, assistant professor of management and marketing.

Hays (67601): Jennafer Ball, a junior majoring in biology; co-investigator Whitney Mulder - "Bioprospecting for Antimicrobial Producing Organisms in Soil"; Joanna Fay, instructor of biological sciences.

Hoyt (66440): MaRyka Smith, a sophomore majoring in agriculture; "Myth vs. Fact: Misconceptions Between Consumers and Midwestern Producers"; Dr. Bob Keener, assistant professor of agriculture.

Republic (66964): Brianne Little, a freshman majoring in geosciences; "PH Levels of Precipitation in Relation to Mount St. Helens' 1980 Eruption"; Dr. Paul Adams, interim dean of the College of Education and Technology.

Wichita (67203): Georgie Tauber, a freshman majoring in physics; "Hydraulic Fracturing Wells and Earthquakes in Harper County, Kansas"; Dr. Paul Adams, interim dean of the College of Education and Technology.

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