2017 URSA Awards Recipients


BEST PAPER AWARD Scientia

Title: Thermal Stress on Escherichia coli B Resistance to Rifampin

Authors: Amber Ludke, Brady Walker, Kirsten Koch, Minwoo Kim and Marty Harvill,Ph.D.

Department: Biology


OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH MENTORS

The Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award is awarded to an individual faculty researcher or faculty research team that demonstrates excellence in mentoring undergraduate students in a research setting.

Humanities, Social Sciences & Professional Fields: H. Jennings Sheffield, MFA; Department of Art, College of Arts and Sciences

Science, Mathematics & Technology: Myeongwoo Lee, PhD.; Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP

The The purpose of this award is to recognize individuals, programs, or organizations that best demonstrate leadership, imagination, and persistence in developing research opportunities for undergraduate students.

Lisa Baker, M.D.; The Honors College

For her commitment to mentoring students in health science, her impact on STEM research in the Honors programs, and her establishment of field experiences in Africa.

Undergraduate Student Leadership Award: Jade Connor, president of BURST

Organizational Student Leadership Award: BURST - Baylor Undergraduate Research in Science and Technology editors, officers and project leaders: Aparna Saroda, Jianna Lin, Courtney Smith, Tanner Hood and Jade Connor

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