University of Illinois students were at the capitol Thursday, showcasing their work to state leaders. It was U of I Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.
The three U of I campuses, Springfield, Chicago and Champaign were all represented.
There were about 10 students from each school there explaining the research project they've been working on.
A representative from UIS says the exhibit is also a way to show lawmakers why funding is important.
The students major in varying fields.
They were each selected in a competitive process by the Undergraduate Research Steering Committee.
This story appeared online on WICS.com on April 30, 2015.
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