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The 2007 winners of the Libraries' Award for Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to the three winners of 2007 Libraries' Awards for Undergraduate Research!

  • Heidi Ann Manlove, Hyperandrogenemia, Obesity and PCOS: Consequential Female Health, Reproductive Success and Behaviors from their Fetal Environment to their Granddaughter (faculty sponsor: Peter Gray, Anthropology)
  • Lisa Rios, The Children of the Anasazi Working Class: A Biocultural Study of Child Health on Black Mesa, AD 900-1150 (faculty sponsors: Debra Martin and Jennifer L. Thompson, Anthropology)
  • Melissa Mezger, Student Attitudes about Alternative Energy Use at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (faculty sponsor: Timothy Farnham, Environmental Studies)

(left to right) Lisa Rios, Dean of Libraries Patricia Iannuzzi, Melissa Mezger and Heidi Ann Manlove at the 2007 Award Reception.

About the Libraries' Award for Undergraduate Research

In partnership with the Division of Research and Graduate Studies, the UNLV Libraries are pleased to sponsor the Libraries' Award for Undergraduate Research. These awards recognize excellence in undergraduate research projects that incorporate the use of University Libraries' collections and demonstrate sophisticated information literacy skills on the part of the undergraduate researcher. The award review committee considers the product of the research, but focuses on the research process: the demonstration of library research skills, adept use of library resources, and reflection upon the strategies utilized to investigate a research problem. Winners receive a $1000 prize and public recognition of their excellent work.