University Libraries recently announced the 2019 recipients of the Jim and Mary Lois Hulsman Undergraduate Library Research Awards. The six students will receive cash prizes for their outstanding efforts and copies of their work will be featured in UNM’s Digital Repository.

A reception to honor the recipients will be held on Tuesday, April 16 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Willard Room of Zimmerman Library.

This award recognizes excellence in undergraduate research that incorporates the use of University Libraries resources and demonstrates sophisticated information literacy skills. The program is supported by long-time donors Jim and Mary Lois Hulsman.

Emerging Researchers 

Emerging Researchers
L-R Miscles-Rivera, Raymond, Polsin

1st Place – Lizbeth Miscles-Rivera
Junior | Dept. of Art and Art History
Three Generations Explore Danger and Control Through Global Performance Art: Regina Jose Gallindo, Laurel Nakadate, and Marina Abramovic

2nd Place – Brittany R. Raymond
Senior | Secondary Education
The Marriage of Mimesis and Diegesis in “White Teeth”

3rd Place – Sarah Ann K. Polsin
Freshman | Political and Environmental Science
Environmental Ramifications of the Textile Industry

Advanced Researchers

Advanced Researchers
L-R Maestas-Olguin, Stevens, Dominguez

1st Place – Addey Dominguez
Senior | Anthropology and History
Women Hidden in In-Between Spaces: Using Brothels to Expand the Archaeology of Gender

2nd Place – Jamie Stevens
Senior | Anthropology
Jacques-Louis David’s Neoclassicism and the Ideals of the Enlightenment

3rd Place – Angelea Maestas-Olguin
Senior | Chemical Engineering
The Endocytotic Fate of a Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Supported Lipid Bilayer CRISPR Delivery Vehicle