Pictured above: 2016 URSA Award Recipients Jade Conner, Elizabeth Vardaman,Tanner Hood and Mallory Myers
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.
Elizabeth Vardaman, M.A.
Associate Dean for Special Programs, College of Arts & Sciences
Special Mentoring Award
Chris Pieper, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
Humanities, Social Sciences & Professional Fields
Erika Abel, Ph.D. and Crystal Usenko, PhD.
Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
Science, Mathematics & Technology
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.
Frank Mathis, Ph.D.; Associate Dean for Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
Baylor Undergraduate Research in Science and Technology (BURST); editors and project leaders
Mallory Myers; President and Editor Scientia
Jade Connor; Editor Scientia
Tanner Hood and David Le; Organizers of the Nobel Laureate Event