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WSU Undergraduate Education SURCA 2019

Forty-six WSU Undergraduates Land 37 Research Awards at the SURCA 2019 Poster Event March 25

Group photo of SURCA 2019 award winners posing on stage in the CUB auditorium.

MEDIA: Shelley Pressley, WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, 509-335-1214, spressley@wsu.edu

Group photo of SURCA 2019 award winners posing on stage in the CUB auditorium.PULLMAN, Wash.—Nearly a quarter of Washington State University students who delivered poster presentations won monetary awards at the eighth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 25 in Pullman.

SURCA is the unique WSU-wide venue for students from all majors, years in college, and from all WSU campuses.

Heading into the afternoon event, 206 students from five campuses had been accepted to present 167 posters detailing their research, scholarship, and creative activity conducted with a mentor. Faculty, postdoctoral students, and community experts used a common rubric to judge and score all presentations in eight SURCA categories that cover all disciplines at the college.

At the concluding awards ceremony, 46 students were announced as the recipients of a total of 37 awards; one student received two awards. Awardees are from Pullman, the Global Campus, and campuses in Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. » More …

WSU undergraduates land 44 awards at SURCA 2018 on April 2

Wide angle group photo of all award winners at SURCA 2018

Of the 256 Washington State University students accepted to present 213 posters at the seventh annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) event April 2, 54 took home 44 awards for their top presentations across eight categories.

At this WSU-wide venue for students from all majors, there were 20 winners of 17 $300 crimson awards, the highest possible; 27 winners of 20 $200 gray awards, the second-highest; 6 winners of 6 $100 novice awards, for students with up to two semesters of research work and who show exceptional promise; and, 1 recipient of 1 $100 early career award, given to freshmen and sophomores only. » More …

WSU SURCA poster event leads to 54 awards to 61 undergraduate researchers

MEDIA: Shelley Pressley, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-0014, UG.Research@wsu.edu

Beverly Makhani, Director, Communications for WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-6679, makhani@wsu.edu

PULLMAN, Wash.—Of Washington State University’s 225 students presenting 205 posters at the sixth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 27, 61 received a total of 54 awards for their exceptional presentations.

Group photo of SURCA 2017 award winnersThere were 21 winners of 20 crimson awards, the highest; 23 winners of 19 gray awards, the second-highest; 12 recipients of 10 novice awards, for students who worked up to two semesters on their research and who show exceptional promise; and, 5 recipients of 5 early career awards, given to freshmen and sophomores only. One student won two awards.

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WSU SURCA poster event presents 46 awards to 52 undergraduate researchers

MEDIA: Shelley Pressley, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-0014, spressley@wsu.edu

Beverly Makhani, Communications Director, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-6679, makhani@wsu.edu

PULLMAN, Wash.—At Washington State University’s largest-ever Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 28, 57 of the more than 235 students presenting just over 200 posters landed a total of 51 awards, announced Shelley Pressley, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, event host.

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