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Research: A K-State Tradition

Now Hiring a Graduate Assistant

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant for next Fall/Spring. While the office is about undergraduates in research, the assistantship is a student services focused position. This person will be responsible for meeting, mentoring and advising a group of undergraduates in our programs as well as helping with event planning and implementation. See the full job description and application.

Looking for Research Funding?

The OURCI awards $1,000 research and travel grants every semester. For spring 2018 grants, apply by November 10, 2017. Click here to learn more.

OURCI Posters at the Capitol presenter receives recognition:

MANHATTAN — If the appearance and buzzing and clicking of cicadas are enough to bug you, a Kansas State University student hopes her interactive display will make the insect seem friendlier.

The display, created by Patricia Melton, senior in digital experimental media, Manhattan, is a plush 7-inch stuffed cicada with giant eyes like a child's stuffed toy but is touch-sensitive and plugs into a computer. The display uses visual and microcontroller coding platforms to play video on a computer monitor or a projector screen. Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/2pe3dxY

Congratulations to Goldwater Recipients!

Four K-State students were recognized for their research by the Goldwater Foundation. Congratulations to Vaithish Velazhahan, Kyle Apley, Molly Bassette, and Kathlyn Tan Gomendoza. Learn more.

Get Published: Submissions Welcome for Crossing Borders

Submit work to Crossing Borders. 

Sustainability and You: Planet, Profits, and People

How can you engage in sustainability practices and research regardless of your field of study? Check out this panel discussion from SPARK Week to learn more!

Why do Undergraduate Research? 

Dr. Peter Dorhout, Vice President for Research, discusses the importance of undergraduate involvement in research and creative endeavors.


Upcoming Deadlines

Nov. 10, 2017: Applications due for Spring 2018 OURCI Research and Travel Grants