Undergraduate Research Award Winners!

April 17th, 2010

College Library, in conjunction with the Undergraduate Symposium, recently awarded two research prizes to Richard Qian and Erica Carballo. These third annual Undergraduate Research Awards celebrate excellence and creativity in undergraduate library research. Both award winners received certificates and cash prizes at the Undergraduate Symposium’s award ceremony on Thursday, April 15, 2010. Richard Qian received the Library Research Award for his project: “Welfare Effects of Mergers in the Airline Industry: A Quantitative Analysis.” (His faculty mentor is Raymond Deneckere of the Economics Department.) Meanwhile, Erica received the Library Research Award for her work on the poster, “Can We Teach Creativity? Developing Play Interventions for Children with Autism” which was created under the mentorship of Wendy Machalicek in Education: Rehabilitation Psychology. For more information and photographs of the event, please see our featured article.