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Research competition has numerous entries
April 10, 2008

PULLMAN – A record number of participants competed in the Fifth Annual College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Competition on April 4.

 

The year’s Poster Competition was larger than ever, with hundreds attending the event held in Beasley Coliseum. WSU Provost Robert Bates noted the high quality of research done by the students and the intense energy level at the event. 

A record number of posters were presented by students in the areas of biological sciences, interdisciplinary/mathematics and physical sciences.

Christopher Bates, a senior physics and biochemistry major, won top prize in the … » More …

College of Sciences hosts poster competition
March 19, 2008

PULLMAN – Undergraduate students studying diverse subjects will present the results of their research to the public on Friday, April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Beasley Coliseum.

 

(Photos from the 2007 Research Poster Competition)

 

The fifth annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition, sponsored by the College of Sciences, allows students to go through the same process that professional scientists use to present the results of their research to colleagues at national meetings.

 

Each year the number of students participating grows significantly, and this year new prizes for the competition … » More …

Showcase poster session draws large crowd
April 1, 2005

Showcase 2005 kicked off 10 a.m. Friday with a record 194 research posters being presented. The variety was enormous with such research topics as: textile innovations; adolescents interaction with music media; ceramic bone implants; veterinary use of anti-inflammatory drugs; the benefits of rural airports; microengines; surveying techniques; and sustainable community development. Immediately following the poster session was the 2005 Distinguished Faculty Address presented by professor Mark Kuzyk, and entitled “From Black Holes to the Internet: How we use the Scientific Method to Understand the Mysteries of Things Unseen.” At 5:30 p.m. the Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet was slated to begin in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. … » More …

Science students strut their stuff
March 28, 2005

Undergraduate research took center stage Friday, March 25, in the Compton Union Building Ballroom, when 50 Washington State University undergraduate science majors displayed posters explaining the results of their research at the second College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.Faculty members, emeriti faculty, postdoctoral and graduate students served as judges for the event and awards were given to top presentations and research projects.Guest speaker Ralph Yount, professor emeritus of biochemistry and former chair of the Department of Chemistry, discussed the successes of former WSU students who were involved in research as undergraduates in a speech titled “Tales from the Past: Why Undergraduate Research is Important.”» More …

Undergraduate research to be showcased March 25
March 21, 2005

Fifty Washington State University undergraduate science majors will display posters explaining the results of their research at the second College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Competition on March 25.The exhibit will take place in the Compton Union Building Ballroom. Student researchers will be available to explain their posters when the session opens to the public at 4:15 p.m. A program and awards presentation will follow at 5:30 p.m.Guest speaker Ralph Yount, professor emeritus of biochemistry and former chair of the Department of Chemistry, will discuss the successes of former WSU students who were involved in research as undergraduates in a speech titled “Tales from the … » More …

Nearly 200 poster sessions featured at Showcase
March 18, 2005

More than 196 abstracts have been submitted for the Academic Showcase Juried Poster Session to be held 9 a.m.-noon Friday, April 1, in the CUB ballroom and 200 series rooms. The poster session will celebrate the achievements of individuals engaged in WSU’s central mission: the advancement of scholarship, research and the arts. Work will be displayed in poster or alternate formats for the campus community to view. Proposals came from undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and post-docs from all WSU campuses, said Mary Sanchez Lanier, who chaired the committee that accepted and juried the abstracts. Judging criteria included that the project be from WSU and … » More …

Stomping out stereotypes
December 7, 2004

The students of Lisa Irby’s Journalism 431, are hosting a poster presentation/reception, Thursday from 9-10:30 a.m. in the CADD lobby.  The event, “Stomping Out Stereotypes,” is a culmination of a semester-long project in which the students tackled a minority group, exploring their own biases and grappling with stereotypes.  The posters aim to portray messages to combat these minority biases.

This is the first time in over five years that Journalism 431, advanced editing, has been offered.  The class examines the journalist and editor’s role in society, taking a deeper look at visual messages and design as … » More …

Poster makes debut June 3
May 18, 2004

The unveiling of the 2004 National Lentil Festival commemorative poster, a small portion of which is show at left, will be the highlight of the festival’s annual wine tasting and lentil hors d’oeuvre party on Thursday, June 3. Pullman artist Kary Lee painted this year’s poster image, which “invokes the spirit of Americana and community experienced at the festival,” according to festival officials. Lee will sign posters featuring her reproduced art for $10 each as a festival fund raiser. The wine tasting will be from 6-8 p.m. at the Old Post Office Wine Cellar & Gallery in Pullman. Tickets are $25 per person and include … » More …