Undergraduate Research Committee
2005-2006 Year-end Report
submitted by Rob McGaff, Chair
1. The committee conducted a fall grants competition resulting in 56 proposal submissions. Following extensive evaluation, 55 of these were funded for a total of $58,237.
2. The committee conducted a fall grants competition resulting in 46 proposal submissions. Following extensive evaluation, 43 of these were funded for a total of $46,234
3. The committee planned, organized, and oversaw the Ninth Annual UW-L Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity. This highly successful event included 27 oral presentations and 83 poster presentations. There were approximately 850 attendees, the second-highest (to the Eighth annual Celebration) in the history of the event. The chair makes a special commendation to Dr. Rick Rodrick, Communication Studies, for his extraordinary level of effort in making this event a success.
4. The committee was successful in persuading the Student Senate to increase Academic Initiatives funding to $2,500 in FY 07.