If you came across University of Kentucky theatre senior Dominique Luster in the UK Special Collections library, peering through 1950s-era advertisements, you may not immediately assume she is conducting research. But the Louisville native's project, "The Look of American Beauty from 1950s to the Present" is an example of the many diverse and nontraditional research projects the UK community can experience this spring during the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). The conference will bring nearly 4,000 additional students from across the country to campus when UK hosts the conference April 3-5. Luster will be one of these students presenting her research and creative endeavors in the field of fine arts. Read more from UKnow.