The 28th Annual Spring Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR), the Undergraduate Research Club (URClub), and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA), took place Wednesday, April 24 in the Talley Student Union Ballrooms from 12:00-4:30pm. Over 200 posters were presented, representing the research work of over 400 students in each of the 9 colleges at NC State University. Congratulations to each of the presenters as well as their mentors!
During the Symposium, 101 presenters chose to participate in judging. Students who receive top honors are invited to join Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society. The following 24 students were awarded with Outstanding Poster Presentations:
Alicia Schubert, Agriculture & Life Sciences
Ruth Parsons, Agriculture & Life Sciences
Christian McRoberts Amador, Agriculture & Life Sciences
Arianna George, Agriculture & Life Sciences
Anne Pajerski, Agriculture & Life Sciences
Michael Bowen, Engineering
Christopher Adam Luck, Engineering
Hannah Monroe, Engineering
Ellie Scott, Engineering
Ariana Frey, Engineering
Alan Woodlief, Engineering
Corwin Kerr, Engineering
Kelcie Bullock, Humanities & Social Sciences
Sara Darwish, Humanities & Social Sciences
E Genesis Torres, Humanities & Social Sciences
Anai Santibanez, Humanities & Social Sciences
Kathryn Jewell, Natural Resources
Sophia Alexandra Nunno-Gorbachev, Textiles
Anna Pannick, Sciences
Adam Bonfield, Sciences
Mackenzie Fiss, Sciences
Alaine Castillo, Sciences
Drake Johnson, Sciences
Shaian Lashani, Sciences
Additionally, the Panhellenic Association announced a new partnership with the OUR. Panhellenic will provide one woman with a $500 research award for the 2019-20 academic year. While any student identifying as a woman can apply, preference will go to students who are members of a Panhellenic sorority and/or submit a proposal focusing on women’s issues. Click here for the full announcement.
The Office of Undergraduate Research supports and promotes discovery-, inquiry-, and creativity-based opportunities through mentored research experiences. Formally founded in 2002, the OUR connects undergraduate students with opportunities to conduct research, provides financial support through research and travel awards, and encourages the presentation of research on campus and around the world. For regular updates, join the OUR Google Group.
Upcoming Funding Opportunity: Students interested in receiving research funding of up to $1,000 for the 2019-20 academic year are encouraged to submit their research proposals this summer. The proposal system will open May 1-June 25. For more information, go to https://undergradresearch.dasa.ncsu.edu/our-awards/.