Library Research Award Winners 2017
The University Library and the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc. sponsored the second annual Library Research Award. The contest recognizes excellence and creativity in the use of Cal Poly Pomona University Library resources, collections, and services. This year we had 14 submissions total across varying disciplines. The winners of the Library Research Awards for 2017 are:
Best Graduate Research Project
Sawanpreet Singh Dhaliwal, The Effects of Rain on Freeway Traffic in Southern California, Graduate Student majoring in Transportation Engineering
Best Undergraduate Research Project
Cristina Dypiangco, Navigating the Crisis Environment: An Analysis of Uber's Communication Strategies, Senior majoring in Communication
Best Use of Special Collections
Lauren White and John Danho, Virginia Adair: A Lifelong Revision, Graduate Students majoring in English Literature
Ian Joyce, A Comparative Literature Survey of Psilocybin and LSD-25 Metabolism, Senior majoring in Chemistry
Congratulations to the winners!
Left to right: Paul Hottinger (Engineering Librarian), Sawanpreet Singh Dhaliwal (Best Graduate Project Winner), Cristina Dypiangco (Best Undergraduate Project Winner), Katie Richardson (Head of Special Collections and Archives), Elisa Mitchell (Associate, Office of Undergraduate Research), John Danho (Best Use of Special Collections Winner), Lauren White (Best Use of Special Collections Winner), Dr. Ray Wang (Dean of the University Library), Georgia Mickey (History Professor and Chair for the Undergraduate Research Faculty Advisory Council), Ian Joyce (Honorable Mention Winner), and Freda Lin (Science and Agriculture Librarian).