Two Crawford County students were among more than 100 University of Kansas undergraduates presenting research during the 13th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium  April 24 in the Kansas Union.

Two Crawford County students were among more than 100 University of Kansas undergraduates presenting research during the 13th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium  April 24 in the Kansas Union.

The symposium is organized and sponsored by the University Honors Program and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies.

Alexandria Murnan, daughter of Robert and Monica Murnan, presented a paper titled “Individual Rights of Noncitizens in the United States: An Examination of Undocumented Residents and Tertiary Education.”

A Pittsburg High School graduate, Murnan is a KU senior in American studies and public administration. Her research advisor was Cheryl Lester, KU associate professor.

Bryce James Jones, son of Susan and Brian Jones, presented research titled “Studying Possible Dark Matter Distribution via Galaxy Clusters.”

A Riverton High School graduate, he is a KU junior in astronomy. His research adviser was Greg Rudnick,KU assistant professor.