Three University of St. Thomas students will present posters at Private College Scholars at the Capitol: Recognizing Undergraduate Student Research from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22.

The event will be held in the rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul.

The students and their projects are:

  • Elizabeth Annoni, “Improving Detection Limits (Extractions in the Gas Phase Using Microdialysis Probes)”; adviser, Dr. Anthony Borgerding, Chemistry Department
  • Aaron Hays, “The Impact of Urban Agriculture on a University Campus”; advisers, Dr. Adam Kay, Biology Department; and Dr. Elise Amel, Psychology Department
  • Sarah Nelson, “Parenting and Children’s Developing Views of Life”; adviser, Dr. John Buri, Psychology Department

In all, 39 students representing 14 of the 17 schools belonging to the Minnesota Private College Council will present their scholarship, on subjects ranging from sociology to biochemistry to mathematics to English, at the Minnesota State Capitol.

In addition to St. Thomas, students presenting their research represent: Augsburg College, Bethel University, Carleton College, College of St. Benedict, College of St. Scholastica, Concordia College (Moorhead), Concordia University (St. Paul), Gustavus Adolphus College, Macalester College, St. John’s University, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, St. Catherine University and St. Olaf College.