Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol

Ten KU students will join their peers from the other Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) public four year universities in Topeka at the Capitol. The participating students will present their research in poster board format to legislators and other members of state government. The purpose of this event is to demonstrate the unique opportunities undergraduate students have to participate with faculty members in research at KBOR universities.
April 03, 2013
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Topeka, Kan., In the Rotunda, Capitol building
785-864-7351


KU in the news
Christian Science MonitorThu, 08/21/2014
Columbia Journalism ReviewThu, 08/21/2014
Nature vs. Nuture. A KU professor’s twin study suggests nature contributes more to language delay in children. http://bit.ly/1rj8Uqb Tags: University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences #KUdiscoveries #KUresearch #Twin #NaturevsNurture #Language #Learning
The "twinning" effect
Twin study suggests language delay due more to nature than nurture.

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KU ODYSSEY team digs for clues to ancient Pleistocene people Searching for evidence of early people living on the plains in the late Pleistocene age, (see http://bit.ly/1li6uYX) Rolfe Mandel, a KU distinguished professor of anthropology, led an excavation in July 2014 in the “Coffey Site” along the Big Blue River bank in Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Mandel says artifacts from Pleistocene period sediments could provide more clues about the Clovis and pre-Clovis people, who were the founding inhabitants of the Americas.


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