Tuesday, April 29, 2014

UIS students to present their research at the Illinois State Capitol

WHAT: Ten University of Illinois Springfield students will present their research during the inaugural University of Illinois Undergraduate Research Day at the Illinois State Capitol. They will be joined by students from the Urbana-Champaign and Chicago campuses.

WHEN: Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to Noon

WHERE: Illinois State Capitol – First level, North corridor

DETAILS: Students will be making poster presentations about their cutting-edge research and answering questions from lawmakers and the public. In total, 30 students were selected to present their work by the undergraduate research offices at each University of Illinois campus.

UIS students Jesse Britz of Divernon, Sarah Brust of Chatham, Megan Bott of Schaumburg, Annu Daniel of Hoffman Estates, Robert Elmers IV of Springfield, Nathaniel Hoyle of Jacksonville, Justin Mock of Springfield, Matthew Motley of Hillsboro, Keith Wallace of Springfield, and Kristen Zanon of Athens were selected to present their research.

This is the first time all three campuses have collaborated to present their research in the Capitol.

For more information, contact Derek Schnapp, UIS director of public relations at 217/206-6716 or dschn3@uis.edu.

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