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K-State Today

January 17, 2018

OURCI issues spring 2018 Travel and Research Grants

By Anita Cortez

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, or OURCI, has awarded several undergraduates with grants for research and travel for the spring 2018 semester.

Recipients of the $1,000 Undergraduate Research Award receive the funding to work with a research mentor, while recipients of the Undergraduate Travel Award, worth up to $1,000, use the support to cover costs associated with presenting at conferences, conducting research at an archive or other related research travel.

Students receiving an Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Undergraduate Research Award for spring 2018:

Adeline Chang, senior in microbiology, Olathe;
Alexander Coon, senior in biological systems engineering, Wichita;
Artemis King, senior in anthropology, Shawnee;
Brady Kurtz, senior in kinesiology and nutrition, Overland Park;
Celeste Bartels, senior in marketing and management, Tonganoxie;
Emi Hayashi, senior in kinesiology, Andover;
Isam Madi, senior in microbiology, Shawnee;
Joseph Hammer, senior in chemistry, Cherryvale;
Karly Kriss, senior in kinesiology, Colby;
Kristen Jensen, senior in bakery science and management, Everest;
Kayla Shore, senior in biology, Topeka;
Kristen Krueger, senior in family studies and human services, Clive, Iowa;
Mechelle McCoy, senior in chemistry, Olathe;
Meghan Dyster, family studies and human services, Olathe;
Mikaela Rader, senior in geology, Wichita;
Monika Perez, senior in chemistry, Olathe;
Robert Steele, senior in nutritional sciences and gerontology, Lenexa;
Sarah Peterson, senior in physics, Osage City;
Sarah Marek, senior in modern languages, Holton;

Students receiving an Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Undergraduate Travel Award for spring 2018:

Alec Butenas, senior in kinesiology, Stillwell;
Andrea Rhodes, senior in psychology, Kansas City, Missouri;
Beth Ndirangu, leadership studies, Kenya;
Eric Koehlmoos, senior in agricultural education, Granville, Iowa;
Hannah Schauf, senior in biochemistry, Kolwich;
Jennica Rogers, senior in psychology, Manhattan;
Kristen McGatlin, senior in psychology/gerontology, Linn;
Lillie Huckaby, senior in kinesiology and gerontology, Baldwin City;
Olivia Haney, senior in chemistry, Overland Park;
Savannah Ardery, senior in kinesiology, Copeland;

Applications for the summer 2018 OURCI Research and Travel grants are due Feb. 23. Manhattan, Salina and K-State's Global Campus undergraduate students are all eligible to apply. See the website for more information about the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry or the OURCI Research and Travel grants.

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