Four Kansas City, Kan., students at Kansas State University will showcase their undergraduate research work at the 13th annual Developing Scholars Program Research Poster Symposium April 21.
The event will include a meeting with scholars from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at the Kansas State Student Union Ballroom on the K-State campus in Manhattan, Kan.
The Developing Scholars Program provides underrepresented students opportunities to research projects with a faculty mentor. Students receive academic, social, and financial support while participating in the discovery and creation of new knowledge at Kansas State University.
"Through undergraduate research at K-State, students and their faculty research mentors are contributing to the latest advancements for the state of Kansas and beyond," said Anita Cortez, administrative director of the Developing Scholars Program.
The four student presentations from Kansas City, Kan., students:
Ismael Hernandez, sophomore in construction science and management, Kansas City, Kan., "Creative Fundraising Strategies for Successful Nonprofit Construction Organizations."
Phillip Hill, sophomore in marketing, Kansas City, Kan., "Blogs, Pins and Reviews: Their Effects on Attitudes Toward Advertisements and Purchase Intentions."
Chayce Wynn, junior in biology, Kansas City, Kan., "Inactivate Me: A randomized controlled trial examining the impact of increased sedentary time on chronic health outcomes."
Austin White, junior in electrical engineering, Kansas City, Kan., co-presented "Monitoring Night-Time Well-Being of Disabled Children at Heartspring."