Announcing the Library Research Award winners

The duPont-Ball Library is pleased to announce the winners of its two annual Library Research Awards.

Neil Scott Research Prize

Austin Hill is the 2020 recipient of the R. Neil Scott Research Prize for his paper, “A Shift Away from Turfgrass Dominated Landscapes Will Improve Bee Health.”

The paper was written for Dr. Sarah Cramer’s FSEM course, The Secret Life of Bees. This prize is awarded to a 2019 first-year student whose submitted paper best shows thorough, effective, creative and ethical uses of the library and research resources. The Scott Prize gives preference to papers dealing with general themes of business or economics.

Evans C. Johnson Research Prize

Maria Gaglio is the 2020 recipient of the Evans C. Johnson Research Prize for her paper, “Accuracies and Inaccuracies: Analysis of the Portrayal of Schizophrenia in the Major Motion Picture, A Beautiful Mind.”

The paper was written for Dr. Laura Crysel’s FSEM course, Psychology of Popular Fiction. This prize is awarded to a 2019 first-year student whose submitted paper best shows thorough, effective, creative and ethical uses of the library and research resources.