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ATU Represented During Posters at Capitol

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The scientific findings of 19 Arkansas Tech University students were on display during the Undergraduate Research Posters at the Arkansas State Capitol event in Little Rock during the spring 2019 semester.

The annual event brings undergraduate students from around Arkansas together to share their scientific findings with legislators, state officials and additional attendees.

This year, more than 100 undergraduate students representing 18 colleges and universities participated.

Arkansas Tech’s student representatives at the event were:

  • Maliha Aniqa of Russellville
  • Taylor Bishop of Russellville
  • Aimee Bowman of Russellville
  • Samantha Chick of Van Buren
  • Cody Chivers of Benton
  • Madison Craig of White Hall
  • Samantha Dix of Searcy
  • Chloe Fitzgerald of North Little Rock
  • Alyssa Kool of Plano, Texas
  • Hunter Lawhon of Kingwood, Texas
  • Maria Marasco of Russellville
  • Siddhi R. Patel of Clarksville
  • Kaitlyn Pflugradt of McRae
  • David Proffitt of Cabot
  • Grace Rice of Greenbrier
  • Andrew T. Ricketts of Vendor
  • John Sisco of Fort Smith
  • Ashlyn Tedder of Pottsville
  • Hunter Vickers of Dumas

The students were aided in their research by ATU faculty advisors Dr. Rajib Choudhury, assistant professor of chemistry; Jamie Dalton, instructor of biology; Dr. Jacob Grosskopf, assistant professor of geology; Dr. Newton Hilliard, associate professor of chemistry; Dr. Mrigendra Rajput, assistant professor of biology; Dr. Ivan Still, professor of biology; Dr. Tsunemi Yamashita, professor of biology; and Dr. Jessica Young, assistant professor of physics.

Learn more about undergraduate research at ATU.