Recent Award Winners
Here are the 2019-2020 Undergraduate Research Award winners! To see the work of winners from years past, please see our collection in Deep Blue.
Outstanding First-Year Research Project
Team Award (tie)
Catherine Garton and Jenna Rausch, Analysis of Lead Uptake by Dicranum scoparium from Contaminated Soil Solutions.
Robert Buckley, Grace O’Brien and Zoe Zhou, "Growth Rates of Tent Maps."
Innovation in Research and Creativity
Erin Wakeland, What are you Looking at?
Maize Award (single-term projects)
First Place: Julia Salamango, Taxon Review: Glass Frogs. Read about how Julia approached her project in the midst of a pandemic.
Second Place: Hayla Alawi, Jeju Island, the Three Clans Myth, and Women Divers: Female Importance in Jeju’s Cultural History.
Global Award: Charles Zinn, "Fascism and the Middle East: A Case Study of Al-Kata'ib in Lebanon."
Blue Award (multi-term projects)
First Place: Lorraine Furtado, Using Supervised Learning Methods to Measure Women’s Rights: An Analysis of the Language of Reproductive Rights Briefs.
Second Place: Allegra Ward, Woodland Period Log Tombs in the Ohio River Valley.
Third Place: Thomas Darnell, Unexpected Nasal Consonants in Joseon-Era Korean.
Global Award: Lily Talmers, Gendered Readings of Urban Folk Music: The Cases of Rembetika and Fado.