UVM Student Scholars Poster Competition

UVM Student Scholars Poster Competition

Open to all UVM Undergraduate, Graduate, and Medical Students!

On October 5th, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in Ira Allen Chapel, the University of Vermont will hold the formal Installation Ceremony for E. Thomas Sullivan as its new President. The procession will begin at 1:00 p.m.

During events surrounding the campus celebration, UVM held a Student Scholars Poster Competition to showcase the excellence of UVM undergraduate, graduate, and medical student works in research, scholarship, creative effort, and innovation across campus. Please click the button below to see the finalists in each category.

Congratulations to Our Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our Student Scholars Poster Competition. All winners will be personally recognized by President E. Thomas Sullivan at the Inauguration Event on October 5th.

Arts and Humanities

Name Title Advisor
Jacqueline MetzgerPuppetry of the MindDennis Mahoney

Food Sciences and Environment

Name Title Advisor
Katherine Goodall, Katlyn S. Morris, Meryl Olson, Marcela Pino, Sebastián Castro TanziInterdisciplinary Approaches to Coffee Agroecosystem ResearchVictor Mendez

Health and Biological Sciences

Name Title Advisor
Thomas HilzingerThe Effect of a Wedge Residue on the DNA Scanning Behavior of MutY using Single Molecule AnalysisSusan Wallace

Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering

Name Title Advisor
Morgan FrankHappiness and Movement on Twitter Christopher Danforth & Peter Dodds

Social Sciences, Education and Business

Name Title Advisor
Leslie TurnerThe State of Food Systems Planning, Governance, and Network Connectivity in North AmericaChristopher Koliba

Our Finalists

Please click here to see the finalists in each category.


Award Criteria

  • What is the quality of inquiry, performance, design, and outcomes in the work?
  • What is the potential impact of the work on society?
  • How does this work advance our knowledge?
  • Does the work showcase innovation, creativity, risk-taking, exploration?
  • Does the work show collaboration and/or thinking across disciplines?

Hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College and the Honors College.

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