May 5, 2022
NRES secondary major students to present capstone research projects
Students in the natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major capstone course will discuss findings from their semester interdisciplinary research projects from 9:40-11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 12, in 1021 Throckmorton Hall. Undergraduate researchers this semester come from eight different majors in the College of Agriculture, College of Arts and Sciences and Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.
Four projects will be presented in both seminar and poster formats, including "MBACI Monitoring Set-Up for Tallgrass Prairie Restoration on Kansas State University Campus," "Visitor Outreach to Address Conflict at Marion County Park and Lake," "Rock Movement on the Konza Prairie: Bison Acting as Geomorphic Agents" and “Experiences of Campus Green Space and Mental Well-being." The students' work has been supervised this semester by faculty advisor Kari Bigham, biological and agricultural engineering, and NRES graduate fellows Rachel Shively, horticulture and natural resources; Nicholas McCarroll, geography and geospatial sciences; and Jaeyoung Ha, landscape architecture and regional & community planning.
The presentations are open to the public. Undergraduate students interested in natural resources, environmental science and sustainability issues are especially encouraged to attend. The natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major is open to all K-State students and is supported by the College of Agriculture, College of Arts and Sciences, biological and agricultural engineering department and geography and geospatial sciences department.