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PSU takes part in the Capital Undergraduate Research Summit

The event will be from March 2-4.

Pittsburg State University will be shining the spotlight on several undergraduate students’ endeavors in education with an aim to inform lawmakers of research going on at campuses around the state.

This year’s Capitol Undergraduate Research Summit will be held virtually from March 2-4 and will be viewable to the public.

From a PSU news release, the competing students are:

Thai Butcherwho researched polymers with biomedical application under the direction of Santimukul Santra in the Chemistry Department.

Mark Arncewho researched expandable graphite as flame retardant in industrial use under the direction of Ram Gupta at the Kansas Polymer Research Center.

Caleb Durbinwho investigated mammal communities in Kansas mined lands for a Smithsonian project under the direction of Christine Brodsky in the Biology Department.

Maggie Murraywho researched temperature decreases in mammalian species across the nation, also under the direction of Brodsky in Biology.

To view their presentations, click here.

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