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2017 Undergraduate Research Day

Lewis College of Human Sciences hosted its second annual Undergraduate Research Day on Friday, April 28, 2017. Twenty-six individual and group posters were presented on original research, creative projects, or internships in humanities, psychology, and social sciences.

View the 2017 abstract booklet

This event was sponsored by Psi Chi and organized by Nikki Legate, assistant professor of psychology, Carly Kocurek, assistant professor of digital humanities and media studies, and Matt Shapiro, associate professor of political science.

Congratulations to the winners of the poster competition!

1st Place

"The effect of culture on self-construal: A replication"

1st Place Poster Winners

Timothy Tully (center), Dennis Tran (not pictured), and Natalie Herrmann (left)
Faculty mentor: Nikki Legate

View the group's poster.

2nd place

"When people exclude in-person versus online"

2nd place poster winner

Alice Amell
Faculty mentor: Nikki Legate

View Alice's poster.

3rd place

"The past, present and future of East Asian political economy"

3rd place poster winner

Chuqiao Xie
Faculty mentor: Matt Shapiro

View Chuqiao's poster.


The winning posters are on display for the 2017-18 academic year in the Lewis College Dean's Office (14th Floor, IIT Tower). Event phots are available online at the Lewis College of Human Sciences Facebook page.

Thank you to everyone participated as a presenter, judge, or attendee!