Elihu Burritt Library would like to congratulate Lori A. McDermott and Katherine J Johns-Galvin for winning the 2012 Undergraduate Research Awards. Both students will be awarded a $350 prize on May 4, 2012 at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day.
Lori McDermott is a senior and psychology major. He study is entitled, ‘Menu Labeling and College Students’ Purchasing Behaviors and Caloric Intake’. Katherine Johns-Gavin is a senior and anthropology major. Her thesis is entitled, ‘Green Oasis in a Food Desert: Increasing the Accessibility of Affordable Healthy Foods in an Urban Neighborhood in Hartford, CT’.
Both students did a fantastic job and demonstrated great skill and creativity in the application of library services, resources and collections. Please take time to congratulate them.
Elihu Burritt Library is pleased to announce the 2012 Undergraduate Library Research award. This award will recognize excellence in undergraduate research papers/projects as well as skill and creativity in the application of library services, resources and collections. Two prizes of $350 will be awarded during the spring 2012 semester at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD). One prize will be award to a senior thesis and the other will be awarded to a paper/project from any class/year if applicable.
**PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD IS A SEPARATE PRIZE FROM THE OTHERS PRESENTED AT URCAD**.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be enrolled during the spring 2012 semester as a Central Connecticut State University undergraduate at any class level or discipline/major.
- Have completed their research paper or project for a credit course during the spring, summer, or fall semesters in 2011.
- Agree that the paper or project and application materials will become property of Elihu Burritt Library and may be publicly displayed in the library and/or library website.
To access the application please go to:
The 2010 Elihu Burritt Undergraduate Research Awards winners are:
Junior, Laci A. Corridor for her paper “Anorexia Nervosa: A Review of Current Literature,” and Senior Gregory L. Person for his paper, “What gives you sovereign empire to oppress my sex? Women’s conceptualizations of gender and class during the French Revolution”. They will receive their award certificates and $350 prize at the URCAD ceremony on April 9, 2010.
Congratulaions Greg and Laci and thank you to all the participants. Everyone did a great job!