CUGR Student Symposium Award Winners Announced

An Honors student and several recent Honors graduates received awards at the 2020 UMaine Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) Student Symposium! The virtual symposium took place on Friday, October 2nd and 270 students showcased 131 research and creative works.

  • Top Undergraduate Project in Allied Health: Sophia Palangas ’20H, “Assessing Health Related Quality of Life, Language Impairment, and Psychosocial Factors in Post-stroke Aphasia,” advised by Christopher Grindrod
  • Top Undergraduate Project in the Arts: Olivia Bradstreet ’20H, “Paper, Pulp, and Practice: Investigating Connections Through Process Art,” advised by Ronald Nadeau
  • Top Undergraduate Project in Business: Samuel Varga ’20H, “On the Accuracy of IPO Underpricing in Different Sectors of the Stock Market,” advised by Grant Miles
  • Top Undergraduate Project in Engineering and Information Sciences: Basel White ’22, “The Applications of Edge Detection to the Tissue Segmentation of Greyscale Mammograms,” advised by Andre Khalil
Congratulations to these outstanding individuals, as well as all others who were recognized for their research and creative projects! Click here to view the full list of this year’s winners.