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Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry

Spring 2014

Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol (Topeka, KS) 

February 12, 2014

Project Abstracts

Research at the Capitol

From Left, back row:  Anita Cortez-Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry, Jeffrey Murray (Physics), Jessica Wheeler(Biochemistry), Mark Mathis (Civil Engineering), Daniel Dissmore (Music Education), August Fitch (Philosophy/Chemistry), Dr. Steven Dandaneau-Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies. Front row: Fernando Roman(Mathematics), Christine Spartz (Chemistry), Emma Brace (Biological Systems Engineering), Joshua Ames (Microbiology), and Hector Martinez(Architecture).


Christine Spartz (Ellington, CT) 2014 Goldwater Scholar discussing her research with Provost April Mason. Her mentor is Dr. Christer Aakeröy, university distinguished professor of chemistry. 

Daniel Dissmore 

Daniel Dissmore (West Point, NY) interprets the music of Miles Davis. His mentor for the project was Dr. Wayne Goins, professor of music.  


August Fitch (Manhattan, KS) presenting his research to Vice Provost Dandaneau. His mentor is Dr. Scott Tanona, associate professor of philosophy.