Students named 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars

04/13/16 sds
HAYS, Kan. - Three students have been named 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars by Fort Hays State University.

Awardees were Daniel Cano, Hill City senior majoring in international business in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship; Paige Evans, Concordia senior majoring in biology in the College of Science, Technology and Mathematics; and Taylor Willits, Ozawkie junior majoring in psychology in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.

The award program recognizes undergraduate students who exemplify scholarly activity and academic qualities such as original thought, creative ideas, communication with professional colleagues, critical reasoning and analysis of research.

The FHSU Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) Steering Group, sponsor of the program, is comprised of faculty and students representing all FHSU colleges.

"Their mission is to engage students with faculty and staff mentors in meaningful scholarly activities in alignment with the university's definition of scholarship," said Leslie Paige, coordinator for the Office of Scholarship and Sponsored Projects.

"The URE program provides resources and assistance to faculty and students interested in undergraduate research and facilitates the collection and dissemination of undergraduate research for the university," she said.

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