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february 15, 2013 -Exceptional Undergraduate Research Recognized at Research Day at the Capitol

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What:The Research Day at the Capitol awards ceremony recognizes exceptional undergraduate student researchers from around the state who have presented poster summaries of their work at the event. First-, second- and third-place awards will be distributed in research intensive and regional and community college categories in addition to a grand prize.

When: 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26

Where:Oklahoma State Capitol Blue Room, second floor

Who: Twenty-one premier undergraduate student researchers representing 15 Oklahoma colleges and universities; Chancellor Glen D. Johnson; Dr. Jerry Malayer, Oklahoma EPSCoR state director; and Dr. James Wicksted, Oklahoma EPSCoR associate director

Why: Research Day at the Capitol is a celebration of the exceptional undergraduate student research that is conducted on Oklahoma’s college campuses. It is an annual event sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (OK EPSCoR) and the National Science Foundation.