April 24, 2009
The Center for Undergraduate Research recognized outstanding undergraduate researchers, faculty mentors and graduating scholars during a recent spring banquet.
Center for Undergraduate Research awards and certificates from U.S. Sen. John Cornyn were presented to nine undergraduate researchers and six faculty mentors. The awards are part of the Center for Undergraduate Research initiative to recognize and spotlight undergraduate research at Texas Tech. Click to enlarge images.
All Center for Undergraduate Research Scholars. Photo courtesy Jeannie Diaz.
Recipients of the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher awards:
Recipients of the Outstanding Faculty Mentor awards:
Center for Undergraduate Research Trail Blazer Recipients: (L-R) Mehr Singh, Scholar; Dustin Sides, Scholar; Jeannie Diaz, CUR Director; Jennifer Tang, Scholar; Theresa Aguilar, Scholar; Dezirae Hood, Scholar.
Mentors from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center:
The students were nominated by faculty mentors to recognize their exemplary performance and dedication to undergraduate research at Texas Tech. Faculty mentors were nominated by students to recognize them for their performance and dedication to undergraduate researchers.
Student research projects represented a wide range of majors from departments across the campus.