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Capital Sends 15 to Present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research
Fifteen Capital University students were invited to present their research at the respected annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research, held in April at the University of Central Oklahoma.With more than 4,000 abstracts submitted for consideration at the selective conference, Capital’s 13 projects were among a select few to be presented by undergraduate students attending universities across the country. With support for travel expenses for the conference funded by student travel and departmental gift funds, Capital students presented research on a variety of topics across multiple disciplines. They included psychology, genetics, literature, media literacy and citizenship, creativity, organizational dynamics and leadership, and an analysis of evil and hope in theodicies as a method of advocacy for a sustainable future.NCUR is a multidisciplinary conference for bright, motivated and talented students who come from all types of institutions including research universities, community colleges, comprehensive universities, and private liberal arts colleges. This conference is an opportunity for students to present research to peers, receive feedback from faculty from other institutions, network with graduate school representatives, and hear from inspiring plenary speakers.Capital has a long and respected tradition of supporting undergraduate research and will hold its own Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Graduate Research Forum on Wednesday, April 18.