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CSUMB sends 10 to statewide competition

Event highlights excellence in student research

Outstanding research by CSU Monterey Bay students on topics ranging from the effects of climate change on red abalone to visitor engagement in California Mission museums will be presented at a system-wide competition next month.

Nine student projects were selected by the Faculty Senate’s Postgraduate Studies and Research Committee to represent the university at the 30th annual CSU Student Research Competitionat Cal State Bakersfield April 29 and 30. Students will make 10-minute oral presentations before juries of professional experts from major corporations, foundations, public agencies, colleges and universities in California, and then respond to questions. The judges will also review each student’s abstract. The purpose of the competition is to focus attention on the outstanding

accomplishments of students engaged in significant research and creative activity in all academic disciplines across the 23-campus CSU system.

One graduate student and nine undergraduates from CSUMB will present their work. Those students, their degree programs, research topics and their faculty mentors are:

Published March 29, 2016