URSS Awards 2013
The 6th Annual Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium
Each year, various university departments generously sponsor cash awards for outstanding research and scholarship. The following will be awarded at the 2014 URSS:
ACES: Academic Community-Engaged Scholarship
Outstanding Community-engaged Scholarship Project: $250
The aim of this award is to recognize research or scholarly work that engages Duquesne's communities (at the local or global level) as partners in the research or scholarship enterprise.
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
2 for Excellence in Research in the Basic Sciences: $300
Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and Center for Spiritan Studies
Catholic Intellectual Tradition and Spiritan Studies Award for Undergraduate Research: $250
The aim of this award is to celebrate and encourage undergraduate research that engages resources in Catholic intellectual traditions in general or Spiritan sources more particularly.
Gumberg Library Award for Undergraduate Research: $250
The Gumberg Library Award judges posters based on their intellectual merits and demonstration that the research presented meets the standard of its field.
Outstanding Poster: $250
Symposia posters are at their best when they optimally combine intellectual sophistication with legibility to the non-specialist. Therefore, criteria for this award include: scholarly rigor; visual appeal; organization; professional polish.
Mary Pappert School of Music
Mary Pappert School of Music Undergraduate Award: $250
Mylan School of Pharmacy
Award for Undergraduate Research: $250
Office of the Provost
Outstanding Scholarship Award: $250
2 for Honorable Mention: $125
Phi Kappa Phi, National Honors Society
Outstanding Research: $500
2 for Honorable Mention: $250
School of Nursing
School of Nursing Undergraduate Research Award: $250
University Academic Sustainability Committee
Excellence in Sustainability & the Environment: $250