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Melissa Krook always knew she wanted a career helping people. That was the easy part. Figuring out how was the challenge. Melissa returned to college after a 10-year break, eager to further her education in order to better help people.
 
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Vampires, witches, and werewolves: these are not the kinds of topics usually associated with undergraduate research. However, in Dr. Jennifer Phegley’s 100-level course, “Literary Monstrosities,” at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), students researched the spooky stories published in 19th-century periodicals alongside one recent critically-acclaimed television series, Showtime’s Penny Dreadful.
 
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Brandon D. Lundy, Associate Director of the School for Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development and Associate Professor of Anthropology at Kennesaw State University was invited as a country specialist to participate in an Executive Analytic Exchange on Senegal and Guinea-Bissau for the then incoming Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau James Zumwalt Three years later, Dr. Lundy traveled to Guinea-Bissau in July 2018 with three KSU undergraduate students.
 
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The Eau Claire Police Department is making a significant change to how officers carry their equipment after a UW-Eau Claire research team determined that load-bearing vests are a safe and healthier alternative to the traditional duty belt.
 
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Millions of people face issues caused by malnutrition daily. While the word “malnutrition” might conjure up a visual of starvation, it actually does not mean “underfed.” A person can be obese and still be considered malnourished. But how?
 
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George Oberle, History Librarian, was invited to provide a library research session for the “Enslaved Children of George Mason” (ECGM) summer research team co-directed by Wendy Manuel-Scott and Benedict Carton of the History and Art History department.
 
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Two physics students will continue research this summer, adding four solar-powered golf carts to Georgia College’s current fleet of two. In addition, they hope to make the current model more environmentally-friendly and use “aerodynamics” to reduce the time it takes to charge the battery.
 
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In the last five years, major research archives have made many more high quality manuscript images available. One result is new opportunities for undergraduate scholarship. A great example is the Early Modern Recipes Online Collective (EMROC), an international collaboration open to mentored undergraduate participation.
 
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Taylor Withrow has made research a cornerstone of her time at the University of Georgia as she has explored her interests in law, criminal justice, and civil and human rights.
 
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Jasmine Graham (bioengineering, ’18) represented the UW and state of Washington at this year’s Posters on the Hill. Joining 46 other undergraduate researchers from around the country, Graham, along with her peers, presented their research to congress and advocated for continued funding of undergraduate research. Jasmine takes us through her preparation and whirlwind two days in the nation’s capital.​
 
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