The project is one of just 60 projects from across the nation chosen for a Council on Undergraduate Research conference this spring.
To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the entire semester. To make the Honor Roll, a student must have received at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester.
A highlight of homecoming week will be the inaugural Academic Reunion, where alumni can catch up with former and current faculty and fellow alumni. The reunion starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom.
Henderson State student Grace Wills was one of four students selected from a nationwide pool of 60 applicants.
The scholarship is a tribute to Henderson ROTC graduates who died while serving their country during the Vietnam War.
"We hope this group of future professionals will become exceptional leaders since we plan to mentor this group throughout the year," said conference chair Dr. Sandra Kims.
After hosting Chinese students last summer, a group of Henderson music students and faculty traveled to China for a series of concerts and cultural experiences.