Expo displays student work

Photo: Kyle Caires from the Department of Animal Science presents his research on stem cell and sperm production. (Photo by Jessica Fitts, WSU Today intern).

Washington State University graduate and professional students showcased their research at the 2007 Dr. William R.Wiley Exposition on Tuesday in Beasley Coliseum.

Students submitted a 250 word abstract before being accepted to showcase their work at the event, said Rob Rydberg, Wiley committee chairperson.

There are five judging categories: Natural and Life Sciences, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Agricultural and Medical Sciences, Social and Administrative Sciences and Arts, Humanities, and Education.

The top three finishers in each category will receive a cash prize and the first place finishers from each category will showcase their research at the World Class. Face to Face. Showcase in March.

At the event, 100 posters were on display, Rydberg said.