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Undergraduate Student Poster Session at the Capitol
This event to showcase impactful research at South Dakota universities — and heighten the awareness of state legislators regarding the benefits of research for the state — will be Wednesday, March 9, from 11 a.m. -2:30 p.m. CST at the Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.
Students competitively chosen by their respective institutions and organizations to participate in Wednesday’s event are:
- Teagen Hartley (Watertown), representing Black Hills State University
- Conner Tordsen (Fairmont, Minnesota), representing Dakota State University
- Ryan Clay (Aberdeen), representing Northern State University
- Jennifer Johnson (Las Cruces, New Mexico), representing South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
- Megan Schulte (Watertown); Keitra Cabinboy (Okoboji, Iowa); and Mackenzie Hubbard (Brookings), representing South Dakota State University
- Ruby Hawks (Hartford); and Nicholas Rasmussen (Vermillion), representing the University of South Dakota
- Elisha Yellow Thunder [Wakpamni Lake, SD (Wazi Ahanhan Oyanke (Pine Ridge Indian Reservation)], representing SD EPSCoR
- Krista Goerger (Mankato, Minnesota), representing South Dakota’s Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (SD BRIN)
Three South Dakota State University (SDSU) juniors will tell South Dakota legislators about their research on how children develop their relationship with the natural world and how cancer cells spread to other parts of the body.
About the event
The event will represent students statewide who conduct research in a variety of disciplines. In its 25th year, the 2022 event will showcase impactful research and creative activities of undergraduate students, as well as highlight successful faculty research and commercialization efforts. The session is organized by the South Dakota Board of Regents and SD EPSCoR (South Dakota’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research).