CSULB Students Win at CSU Student Research Competition
Three CSULB students took home awards at the CSU Student Research Competition at Cal Poly Pomona May 10-11.
-Amberle McKee, a biology major, won first place for her research presentation “Substrate Attributes Determine Gait in a Terrestrial Gastropod.”
-Tamara McCarty, a dance major, won second place for her presentation, “Gendered Performance in the Western Dance Tradition.”
-Matthew Gonzales, a comparative world literature major, won second place for his presentation, “The Reader as Detective: Intertextuality in Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives.”
They were among nine CSULB students competing against nearly 200 others from universities throughout the CSU system. See the complete list of students who participated. Congratulations to Amberle, Tamara, Matthew and all of the students on their outstanding research.
On Friday, February 21, 2014, California State University, Long Beach will hold its 26th Annual Student Research Competition in the College of Business Administration's classrooms. The purpose is to showcase excellence in scholarly research and creative activity conducted by CSULB undergraduate and graduate students in the full range of academic programs offered by CSULB.
This is a student academic conference featuring oral presentations to an audience of fellow students and a jury of distinguished faculty. Students with the best presentations in each category will win cash prizes ($100 for first place winners, generously funded by the President's office), certificates, and an impressive entry for their resumes.
There is no registration fee for participating in either the campus or statewide competition.
An Awards Banquet for all participants, faculty mentors, and jurors will follow immediately after (Chartroom) when the winners will be announced.
Details coming soon for 2014 competition.
Behavioral & Social Sciences
Biological & Agricultural Sciences
Business, Economics, and Public Administration
Creative Arts & Design
Engineering & Computer Sciences
Health, Nutrition, and Clinical Sciences
Humanities & Letters
Physical & Mathematical Sciences
The format, in short, is intended to resemble a professional academic meeting and exactly replicates the setting of the statewide competition. Jurors will evaluate the:
Each student will have five (5) minutes to set up their computer for the PowerPoint presentation, ten (10) minutes for an oral presentation and five (5) minutes to respond to juror and audience questions.
Papers will be grouped for presentation in the following categories, which will also be used in the statewide competition:
The Division of Academic Affairs reserves the right to adjust (i.e., combine or divide) these categories as numbers of submissions necessitate.
If you have any questions about this event, please email Michelle Terry or call (562) 985-4546.