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Steven Salinas, left, a sophomore biology major, explains his research poster, “Bullfrog Diet of the Mora River,” during Research Day 2013 at New Mexico Highlands University. Biology professor Jésus Rivas was the research adviser for Salinas, a 20-year-old Ribera, N.M. native. The 11th annual Research Day celebrated the research and scholarly accomplishments of faculty and students at Highlands. Microbiology professor Richard Plunkett chaired the Faculty Research Committee again this year for Research Day.