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A-State Students Present STEM Posters at the State Capitol


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas State University students participated Wednesday in the Arkansas STEM Posters at the State Capitol event. University students from across the state presented research projects in the Capitol Rotunda.

Student presenters from A-State were Salma Abdel-Karim of Jonesboro, Brilee Petty of Humboldt, Tenn., and Sangam Chula of Nepal. They were joined by Dr. Travis Marsico, vice provost for research, innovation, and discovery and executive director of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute; Dr. Argelia Lorence, professor of metabolic engineering; and Kari Harris, director of student research. ASU System interim president Dr. Robin Myers and members of the system staff also attended the event and heard presentations.

ASU System interim president Dr. Robin Myers with Arkansas State University student Salma Abdel-Karim.

Arkansas State University student Brilee Petty with (from left) Dr. Argelia Lorence, Landen Crancer, Eric Atchison and ASU System interim president Dr. Robin Myers.

Arkansas State University student Sangam Chudal presents his research to (from left) Landen Crancer and Eric Atchison of the ASU System Office.