Honors: Vanessa Booth and Aaron Cheng

Vanessa Booth (Political Science) and Aaron Cheng (Life Sciences and Psychology), both undergraduate researchers, are the recipients of the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) 2021 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award in the arts and health and natural sciences, respectively.

Each year during the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium, OUR recognizes and honors UNLV undergraduate researchers who demonstrate and exemplify excellence in research. OUR rewards one undergraduate researcher in arts, humanities, and social sciences and one undergraduate researcher in health and natural sciences, and engineering. The awards carry a monetary prize of $500 each and a plaque.

OUR proudly presents these awards to stimulate interest in research involvement at the undergraduate level and recognizes undergraduate students who demonstrate and exemplify excellence in research.


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