Sixty-nine University of Kansas students have received Undergraduate Research Awards for spring.


Sixty-nine University of Kansas students have received Undergraduate Research Awards for spring.

The awards support original, independent research by undergraduates enrolled on the Lawrence campus. The University Honors Program administers the awards with funds from the offices of the provost and vice provost for research and graduate studies and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Among those was Emily Julianna Arnold of Hillsboro, senior in aerospace engineering, daughter of Don and Gayla Ratzlaff. She is a graduate of Hillsboro High School.

Her research title was “Investigation of Electrical Performance and Structural Efficiency of the Meridian UAV Through Research and Analysis of the Engine Cowling.”

Her faculty adviser was Rick Hale, associate professor of aerospace engineering.