Dean Maggie Farrell and the University Libraries are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017-2018 Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards. The awards, generously funded through an endowment established by Lance and Elena Calvert, encourage undergraduate UNLV students to master the art of research to become successful, self-sufficient, lifelong learners.
This year’s winners include:
Creative Works Category
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Susanna Newbury, Department of Art
"Fourth Time's A Charm"
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Cian T. McMahon, Department of History & Honors College
Advanced Undergraduate Category
"Julia Margaret Cameron's Photographs as Paintings"
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Susanna Newbury, Department of Art
"Testosterone and the Adult Male"
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Peter Gray, Department of Anthropology
"From Bison to Cattle: The Ecology of the Southern Plains, 1500-1750"
Faculty sponsor: Dr. Jeff Schauer, Department of History
Applicants submit a reflective essay on their research, and a letter of support from a faculty member as part of the application process. Each of the winners will receive $1,000 and have their work is published in Digital Scholarship@UNLV, the institutional repository for university research.