Showcasing the Work of UW Undergraduates
Each year, Research in the Rotunda is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the exciting research going on throughout the state and to support Wisconsin students and faculty members who contribute to the state’s strong economic future.
The University of Wisconsin System is a national leader in undergraduate research, which contributes to the state’s priorities, including retention, graduate rates, workforce and economic development.
CAPITOL ROTUNDA | Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The 16th annual Research in the Rotunda event was held Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Outstanding undergraduate student researchers from across the University of Wisconsin System, together with their faculty advisers, filled the Capitol Rotunda to share their research findings on a variety of important topics with legislators, state leaders, UW alumni, and other supporters.
View the 2019 photo gallery
Listen to last year’s Research in the Rotunda students discuss the impact of their undergraduate research projects: Undergraduate Research – Bringing Ideas to Action!
Highlights from 2018
A sampling of 2019 research projects:
- UW-Platteville students present research on honeybees, native pollinators and their shared habitat
- UW-Stout students to present research on supporting sexual violence survivors
- UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus professor collaborates with faculty, undergraduates to see how blue-green algae might be useful as a water filter
- UW-Platteville students team with NASA to test polymer for cleaning aerospace equipment
- UW-Platteville students to present on metallic organic frameworks
- UW-Stevens Point junior Tyler Hillery helping Central Wisconsin employers create hiring process to minimize employee turnover, save training dollars