Support WSU students at Kansas Undergraduate Research Day

Four WSU students will be featured at the Kansas Undergraduate Research Day 2023 on Wednesday, March 1.

The annual event showcases undergraduates who are participating in research with faculty members at KBOR universities. Over 30 presenters will cover a wide variety of topics important to Kansas. The WSU community is invited to visit the event page and watch the pre-recorded presentations throughout the day. Registration is required to leave comments on the student presentations.

The following are the WSU presenters at the event:

  • Logan Hutchens, junior in communication sciences and disorders, will present “Effect of Repeated Maze Treatment on Accuracy and Response Time in Sentence Formulation.” Logan’s faculty mentor is Dr. Erin O’Bryan, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders.
  • Rachel Stukey, sophomore in strategic engineering, will present “Modeling Electric Vehicle Charging Load on Power Grid Considering Travel Behavior.” Rachel’s faculty mentor is Dr. Visvakumar Aravinthan, associate professor and department chair pf electrical and computer engineering.
  • Grace Hawks, senior in social work, will present “Indigenous Peoples’ Relative Risk of Homicide in the USA: A Systematic and Meta-Analytic Review.” Grace’s faculty mentor is Amy Alberton, assistant professor of social work.
  • Mary Peterson, junior in electrical and computer engineering, will present “Community and Rooftop Solar Options for Rural Areas in Kansas.” Mary’s faculty mentor is also Dr. Aravinthan.