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Research: A K-State Tradition

Interested in becoming an OURCI Ambassador?

Ambassadors are undergraduate or graduate students who present to classes, student groups and other campus organizations about research and creative inquiry opportunities at K-State. Learn more about ambassadors. 

Download an application (pdf) and apply to become an ambassador.

OURCI Research Grant Recipient Spotlight

Zachary DeMars is a senior in Microbiology and a recipient of a summer 2015 OURCI Research Grant Award. His research interests include studying the way microorganisms react and become resistant to antimicrobials as he believes the use of antimicrobials could be causing an increase in the number of antimicrobial-resistant microorganisms. DeMars is working in Dr. Volkova’s Lab within the College of Veterinary Medicine. Learn more about Zach and his summer research.

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Why do Undergraduate Research? 


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









Apply to be an Ambassador

September 8, 2015: Fall 2015 OURCI Ambassador applications (pdf) due