Seven Students Named Winners in Undergraduate Research Poster Competition
The Honors College and Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation are pleased to announce the winners of the first campus wide Undergraduate Research Poster Competition. The purpose of this competition is to celebrate the breadth of research/creative projects undertaken by undergraduate students at the university.
In early spring 2020, undergraduates were invited to submit an abstract in one of nine academic categories. From the submissions, three finalists in each category were selected to compete for first, second and third place finishes. The competition, original scheduled for late spring, was postponed due to the pandemic and transformed into an on-line event in early December. While several competitors had graduated, competitors remained in seven of the nine categories. Students will receive a prize of $100, $75, and $50, for first, second and third place finishes, respectively.
The first-place winners and their majors, by category, are as follows:
Agriculture — Joshua Tebow, honors horticulture
Business — Alison Creasey, honors agricultural economics
Engineering — Gianna Busch, honors biomedical engineering and Honors College Fellow
Health — Emily Myers, honors, communications disorders
Humanities — Morgan Walker, honors English creative writing
Natural Sciences — Josephine Hall, honors geology and Honors College Fellow
Social Sciences — Andrew Palmer, honors biology and sociology and Bodenhamer Fellow
Posters and the recordings can be accessed on the new Honors Student Hub at honorshub.uark.edu. You can click here, or copy this url directly into your browser (https://uark.sharepoint.com/teams/hcresearch/SitePages/Research-Poster-Competition-2020.aspx) to reach the competition page directly.
- Research & Innovation
- Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences
- Honors College
- Division of Research & Innovation
- Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
- Department of Biological Sciences
- Department of English
- Department of Geosciences
- Department of Horticulture
- Communication Sciences and Disorders Program
- Department of Biomedical Engineering
- Department of Sociology and Criminology
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