USU students to participate in ‘Research on Capitol Hill’ event

Undergraduates from Utah State University and the University of Utah will gather in the Utah State Capitol rotunda on Wednesday, Jan. 26 for the annual “Research on Capitol Hill” event.The projects will cover such disparate topics as understanding the genetics of children with speech sound disorders, identifying interstate migration patterns, calculating USU’s ability to become carbon neutral and controlling parasite resistance in sheep. Thirty-eight students from USU will share independent research projects with state legislators from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the celebration.State Senator Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan, will give some remarks as well as student researchers and administrators from Utah State and the University of Utah.

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