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Community College Students Complete Summer Research Program

The Research Immersion: Pathway to STEM (RiPS) summer research program was conducted for its fourth year by the Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KS-LSAMP) program from May 30, 2017 to July 26, 2017. This program paired undergraduate students with research faculty at Kansas State University (K-State). Students from the KS-LSAMP alliance institutions: Dodge City Community College (DCCC), Garden City Community College (GCCC), Seward Community College (SCCC) and K-State applied and were selected to be part of this most recent cohort of RiPS students. During the program, students worked in individual labs on research projects mentored by faculty members, graduate students, and others.

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KS-LSAMP students present research at national STEM conference

Four students who completed projects this past summer as part of the KS-LSAMP Research Immersion: Pathways to STEM (RiPS) program attended the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) held in Washington DC on March 2-4, 2017. The ERN conference is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the Nation Science Foundation Division of Human Resources Development (HRD). The conference is student-focused with an emphasis on college and university undergraduate and graduate students. One objective of the conference was to help students improve their communication skills. This year 950+ students from 250 institutions attended the conference.

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KS-LSAMP students present research at national conference

2016-02-27 20.56.27Six students who completed projects this past summer as part of the KS-LSAMP Research Immersion: Pathways to STEM (RiPS) program attended the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) held in Washington DC on February 25-27, 2016. The ERN conference is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the Nation Science Foundation Division of Human Resources Development (HRD). The conference is student-focused with an emphasis on college and university undergraduate and graduate students. One objective of the conference was to help students improve their communication skills. This was evident by the number of student presenters with about 600 undergraduate and graduate student abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

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