Notable: School of Life Sciences & Department of Psychology

The School of Life Sciences and department of psychology were named the office of undergraduate research (OUR) Spring 2021 Champions of Undergraduate Research for their commitment to excellence in research education. The award commends the leadership and faculty of each for their contributions in elevating the role of experiential and discovery learning at UNLV and advancing OUR’s mission.

During the OUR Spring 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium, the College of Sciences was represented by 63 students, accounting for 50 percent of all student presenters, delivering 39 presentations, accounting for 45 percent of all the presentations. The School of Life Sciences was represented by 53 students, accounting for 42 percent of all student presenters, delivering 32 presentations, accounting for 37 percent of all the presentations. We would like to especially thank professor Kathryn Rafferty for mentoring 26 undergraduate researchers at this symposium.

The College of Liberal Arts was represented by 28 students, accounting for 22 percent of all student presenters, delivering 21 presentations, accounting for 24 percent of all presentations. The department of psychology was represented by 19 students, accounting for 15 percent of all student presenters, delivering 12 presentations, accounting for 14 percent of all the presentations. We would like to especially thank professor Kimberly A. Barchard for mentoring nine undergraduate researchers at this symposium.

 

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