Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 11:00-2pm at the Corwin Pavilion
The Undergraduate Research Colloquium (a poster exhibition only) recognizes the scholarly achievements of students and acknowledges the faculty contributions to the development of undergraduate research and creative activities.
Undergraduates at any level who are enrolled at UCSB at the time of the colloquium will be considered. The work to be presented may be a completed or ongoing project. It is expected that all recipients of undergraduate research awards from the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) Unit will present at this event.
ENTRY AND SELECTION PROCEDURES
The submission of the online colloquium entry form is required. The online entry form will open in February 2014. The 2014 Colloquium entry deadline is Friday, April 4, 2014 at 11pm. We will attempt to accept all applicants; however, if we can't accommodate everyone, a faculty panel will select participants. The Colloquium date is Tuesday, May 20. Subject to their class schedule, presenters are expected to attend the entire session, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Presenters are encouraged to invite their faculty mentors, family and friends. All members of the UCSB community will also be invited to attend.
UCSB EMERITI ASSOCIATION RESEARCH AWARDS
The UCSB Emeriti Association, a group of retired UCSB Faculty, 186 members strong, is pleased to announce their annual competition to recognize outstanding scholarship by UCSB undergraduates. The Emeriti Association will present awards for the best research in three major discipline areas.
There awards pay up to $500 in each discipline area. All projects presented at this year's colloquium will be considered for an award based on the quality of the research as presented on the poster and on the skill and clarity of the presenter's discussion.
Congratulations to the winners of the UCSB Emeriti Association Research Awards for 2014:
Humanities & Fine Arts
First place: “R.M. Schlinder’s Only Church” -Linda Cabrera, Art
Second place: “Shellshock” –Ralph Semilla and Tinbete Daniel, Film and Media Studies
Third place (tied): “Assured Commitment: Ngo Dinh Diem’s Official State Visit, 1957” –Paul Pham, History
“There Are Few Heroes Here: Understanding the Devastation of the Paraguayan War” –Dominic Moretto, History of Public Policy
Science & Engineering
First place: “Reproductive Division of Labor in Class Trematoda” –Anastasia Quintana, Biological Sciences
Second place: “Epithelial Polarity Proteins in Cell Migration” –Yuheng Sun, Biochemistry-Molecular Biology
Third place: “The Divergent Nature of Purine Utilization among Species of the Subphylum Saccharomycotina” –Nicole Allen, Biological Sciences, and Keifer Kurtz, Pharmacology
First place: “Gender Differences in Online Shopping” –Qinglan Li, Communication
Second place: “Food Flexibility in Adults with Autism” –Ross Candelore, Biological Sciences
Third place: “The Matthew Effect: Spatiality vs Gender Theme in Non-Gaming Females’ Preferences of Video Games” –Chelsea Lonergan, Psychology
Please contact the URCA Coordinator at urca@Ltsc.ucsb.edu if you have any questions.
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