State Capitol Hosts Student Researchers February 7
South Dakota colleges and universities sent 10 outstanding undergraduate student researchers to the State Capitol to share their research work with lawmakers and the public.
The 2023 Student Research Poster Session was 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the State Capitol Rotunda. The public was invited to attend.
These 10 represent students statewide who conduct research in a variety of disciplines. Now in its 26th year, the event showcases research and creative activities of undergraduate students, as well as highlights 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).
Students competitively chosen to participate in Tuesday’s event are:
- Xio Robinson (Sheridan, Wyoming) representing Black Hills State University
- Benjamin Bowman (Fairburn, South Dakota) representing Dakota State University
- Megan Fastenau (Aberdeen, South Dakota) representing Northern State University
- John Barbour (Longmont, Colorado) representing South Dakota Mines
- Jay Holm (Dell Rapids, South Dakota) representing South Dakota State University
- Madison Fitch (Rapid City, South Dakota) representing South Dakota State University
- Talia DeWitte (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) representing the University of South Dakota
- Hugo Morvan (Meucon, France) representing the University of South Dakota
- Matthew L. Cole (Kranzburg, South Dakota) representing SD EPSCoR
- Hunter Shanks (Bennington, Nebraska) representing South Dakota’s Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (SD BRIN)