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Undergraduate researchers win 51 awards at SURCA

SURCA award winners
By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fifty-seven undergraduates won 51 awards for their research presentations at Washington State University’s annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 27. Nearly 225 students participated in eight categories. » More …

Washington a model for suicide prevention training

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than half the states mandate suicide-prevention training for public school teachers, but only seven states have policies requiring healthcare professionals to get similar training. That’s one of the findings of a research study conducted by Washington State University College of Nursing student Sara Van Natta. » More …

March 27: SURCA awards live-streamed

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – The sixth annual Washington State University Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, in the CUB ballroom. Awards will be presented at 5 p.m. in the CUB auditorium. » More …

March 1 deadline for volunteer judges for SURCA

PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty, staff and post-doctorates are sought to volunteer by the March 1 deadline to help judge the sixth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (SURCA) at Washington State University. » More …

Feb. 21 deadline to submit SURCA abstracts

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By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Online applications are welcome through Feb. 21 for student participants in the sixth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA), which will be Monday, March 27, at Washington State University. » More …

Undergraduate researchers receive WSU SURCA awards

PULLMAN, Wash.— More than 235 students, presenting just over 200 posters, landed a total of 51 awards at Washington State University’s largest-ever Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) this week, according to Shelley Pressley, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, which hosted the event. » More …

Today: SURCA undergraduate research closes Showcase

SURCA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Wearable technology, zooplankton migration and mechanical pruning of apple trees are but three of more than 200 topics to be presented by students today at the fifth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) at 3:30 p.m. in the CUB ballroom at Washington State University. The awards ceremony starts at 4:45 p.m. » More …

Student research, judging deadlines Feb. 22, March 11, 21

SURCA-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Abstracts from undergraduate researchers are due Feb. 22 for the fifth annual Washington State University Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on the afternoon of March 28 in the CUB ballroom. » More …

Largest SURCA competition names 51 top researchers

SURCA-winners

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

SURCA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – The 2015 Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) at Washington State University broke many records March 30 – in participation, attendance and number of winners, awards and sponsoring donors.  » More …