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November 20, 2020

Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry issues fall 2020 research and travel grants

Submitted by Brenee King

The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry has awarded research and travel grants for the fall 2020 semester to the following students.

Research grant winners:

College of Agriculture

  • Caleb Hildebrand, animal sciences and industry.

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Abigail McKinney, psychological sciences.
  • Anna Welsh, psychological sciences, modern languages and art.
  • Ben Hulsing, microbiology.
  • Blake Meis, geology.
  • Chris Carter, microbiology.
  • Gabriela Shipman, microbiology.
  • Jackson Murray, biology.
  • John Tumberger, biology.
  • Kourtney Rumback, biology and psychological sciences.
  • Louis Kokenge, fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology.
  • Nakayla Flemon, psychological sciences and criminology.
  • Sara Blunk, fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology.
  • Victoria de Souza, biology.
  • Travis Hodge, psychological studies and nutritional science.

College of Engineering

  • Byron Arnold, architectural engineering.

College of Health and Human Sciences

  • Ashley Oldham, fashion studies.
  • Caitlin Garrett, apparel and textiles
  • Kristen Tompkins, apparel and textiles
  • Jaxson Metzler, interior design and fashion studies.
  • Martha Hill, apparel and textiles
  • Allison Nigg, apparel and textiles
  • Mia Talley, kinesiology.

Conference grant winners: 

College of Agriculture

  • Mikaela Weeder, animal sciences and industry.

Thank you to the students who applied for the award and to all the faculty mentors who help support students through their undergraduate research experience.

Applications for the spring 2021 OURCI Research & Travel grants will be due April 7, 2021. Manhattan, Polytechnic and Global Campus undergraduate students are all eligible to apply.

For more information about the Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry or the OURCI Research and Travel grants, visit k-state.edu/undergradresearch.

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