Deepak Premkumar and Jennifer Horsager, department undergrads majoring in economics, presented their research at the Research in the Capitol, April 1. Undergraduate students from Iowa's three state universities displayed posters and described their research to legislators, reporters, and top university administrators at the annual event at the State Capitol building in Des Moines. (Participants from Iowa State University are pictured left.)
Coordinated by the University Honors Program, all undergraduate students are eligible and encouraged to apply. Twenty research projects are selected each year to represent Iowa State. Submissions are evaluated by topic, relevance to legislative interests, and geographic representation.