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

Mackenzie Gard, The TBI Experience, Patient, Caregiver, and Professional Perspectives on Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment and Rehabilitation.

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.

Third Place: Feiyang Zhang, Between Purity, Sexual Corruption and Maternity—Sexual and Ethnic Ambiguities in Love with the Proper Stranger (1963).

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.

The Undergraduate Research Awards are named for and funded by former U-M Librarian Pamela J. MacKintosh.

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