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2013 UGRC AWARDS


Student Awards

Congratulations to the following student recipients of the 2013 Outstanding Presentation Awards!

 

Best Oral Presentation – 1st Place
Elisabeth Goldman
Best Oral Presentation – 2nd Place
Alexandr Itskovich
Best Oral Presentation – 2nd Place
Eugene Danyo
Best Oral Presentation – 3rd Place
Valentyna Erstenyuk



Best Poster Presentation – 1st Place
Hameda Khandaker
Best Poster Presentation – 2nd Place
Andrew Marcus
Best Poster Presentation – 3rd Place
Gaddiel Rodriguez Jr.

 

The 2013 UGRC Student Awards Committee determined the process by which awards were determined*.  All conference participants were invited to submit a ballot to vote for their favorite presentations and posters.  Awards were distributed during a ceremony that honored both faculty and students. The top prize for the best presentation and poster was a $100 Amazon gift card!

 

 

2013 Undergraduate Club Award Winners

Undergraduate student clubs also gave out awards during the awards ceremony. Are you a club leader who would like to give our awards at next year's conference? Email us!

 

Minority Association of Pre-medical Students (MAPS) Awardees

Most Real Applicable Research Award
Barukh Rohde
Most Outstanding and Creative Research Award
Elen Gusman
Most Revolutionary Research Award in Medicine
Steven Cajamarca

 

Chemistry Club Awardees

Chemistry Award
Charles Paszkowski and Paul Kozlowski
Non-Chemistry Award
Alexandra Fitzpatrick

 

Pre-Health Organization Awardees

Outstanding Presentation
Aja Crim-Logan
Outstanding Presentation
Katarzyna Golec
Outstanding Presentation
Karina Perlaza

 

 

Faculty Awards

Congratulations to the following faculty recipients of the 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Mentoring Awards!


Ignasi Clemente, Anthropology
Carmen Melendez-Vasquez, Biological Sciences
Lei Xie, Computer Science
Jana Feinman, Dance
Lisa Marie Anderson, German
John Loustau, Mathematics & Statistics
Shahana Mahajan, Medical Laboratory Sciences
Victoria Luine, Psychology
Jason Young, Psychology
Joel Bassin, Theatre

 

Check out the SciMON website for more information on the Mentoring Award.

 

 

* The 2013 UGRC Student Awards Committee established the following criteria for evaluating student posters and presentations:

 

For presentations, voters were asked to score coherence, communication, and appearance of the poster a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest):

  • Coherence:
    • What is the quality of the research?
    • Did the presentation flow from research context, to main work, and future directions?
    • Was the information well organized?
  • Communication:
    • Is the language used clear and easy to understand?
    • Did the presenter answer questions well?
  • Delivery:
    • Did the presenter speak at a good speed and volume?
    • Were the audio/visual aids useful?
    • Did the presenter connect with the audience?

 

For posters, voters were asked to score coherence, communication, and appearance of the poster on a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest):

  • Coherence:
    • What is the quality of the research?
    • Does information on the poster include all the necessary elements?
    • Is the information well organized?
  • Communication:
    • Is the language used clear and easy to understand?
    • If applicable, were your questions answered well?
  • Appearance of poster:
    • Are the visual aids useful?
    • Is the overall impression favorable?

 

 


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