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Undergradaute Research Mentors of the Year

These professors are nominated and chosen by ACU students for their exemplary work as mentors to undergraduate researchers. The winners are announced each year at the Undergraduate Research Festival. 2015-2016 Mentor of the Year Winners: Dr.  Michael Daugherity, Department of Engineering and … Continue reading

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SPUR Travel Grants

With the financial support of the Student Association, the Student Panel on Undergraduate Research awards travel grants to undergraduate researchers. These awards help students travel to professional conferences to present their work.  The awards are awarded based on a rubric. … Continue reading

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Laura Hill- Psychology

Research is highly valued by schools and I want to be as prepared as possible for my future. Continue reading

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Jess Wheeden – Psychology

I do research because you not only get to ask questions but you network across academic fields to find answers. Continue reading

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2013 Undergraduate Researcher of the Year – Jess Wheeden

    Mentor: Orneita Burton Department: Psychology Why Dr. Burton nominated Jess: Jess has worked to develop a research stream that is both relevant and pertinent to her future as a social psychologist. Jess has worked faithfully throughout her time at … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Research Roundup

Read about some of the exciting research that happened at ACU this summer. Continue reading

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Jennifer Shewmaker – Psychology

One of the best things about working at a small university is the opportunity to mentor students. Not only do they learn and grow in their skills, but I get the chance to learn from working with them. Continue reading

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Lily Assaad – Psychology and Marketing

As a child, I would spend hours a day thinking of reasons why people behaved the ways they did in social settings, and trying to logically verbalize them. Continue reading

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