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Research: A K-State Tradition

Developing Scholars Program and Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leadership Applications 

Applications for the Developing Scholars undergraduate research program and Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leadership Scholarship are due by January 15, 2016. Click here for more information about both programs and to access the applications.

Current Position Openings

Click here to search the Nanotechnology Innovation Center job opening for undergraduate research.

Check out these part-time research opportunities for undergrads in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Computer Programming and Physics! 

Presidential Address on Undergraduate Research

President Kirk Schulz addressed K-State Undergrads on Wednesday, October 7, 3:00-4:00, in the Student Union Forum Hall about the relevance and benefits of undergraduate research. You can watch the address below.

Why do Undergraduate Research? 

Faculty members and undergraduate researchers discuss the "who, what, and why" of undergraduate research

Thank you to everyone who helped make SPARK Week a success!

We owe a huge thank you to the many people who helped with SPARK Week. We could not have done it without you!

Thank you to our presenters, panelists, and judges:
President Schulz, Steve Dandaneau, Peter Dorhout, Linda Thurston, Tim Cochran, Tom Webb, Traci Brimhall, MJ Morgan, Daniel Warner, Jorge Mendoza, Quantrell Willis, Jason Coleman, Jim Hohenbary, Kurt Gartner, Alpha Chi Sigma Chemistry Fraternity, Socorro Martinez, Kseniya Sheshukova, Ben Archibeque, Luke Kicklighter

Thank you to those who set up displays across campus:
Shawna Jordan, College of Human Ecology; Bradford Wiles, College of Human Ecology; Beth Montelone, College of Arts and Sciences; Tom Roesler, College of Arts and Sciences; Jason Coleman, K-State Libraries; Ryan Otto, K-State Libraries; Karin Westman, Department of English; Jeremy Marshall, Department of Entomology; Julie Pentz, Director of Dance; Department of American Ethnic Studies; School of Music, Theatre, and Dance; Dina Bennett, McNair Scholars Program; Brenee King, KS-LSAMP

Thank you to our marketing, technology, and social media team:
Beth Bohn, Anne Rubash, Sheila Glasper, Sarah Hancock, Susan Berhow, Robert Nelson, Gerry Snyder, Brent Anders

Thank you to Cathie Lavis and Simon Loose for making the OURCI Lightbulb Tree possible!

Thank you to the OURCI Ambassadors: 
Melissa Riley, Sydney Edmisten, Ben Archibeque, Luke Kicklighter, Navanté Peacock

Check out the week on social media or visit the SPARK Week page for more information on SPARK Week events.