Students Amaze and Surprise at Upcoming Undergraduate Research Showcase

April 18, 2017

Quick Facts

bullet point Approximately 190 projects covering more than 25 departments will be presented at this Friday's showcase.
bullet point This year marks the third annual Showcase of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors.


ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA - Consider the following research abstract titles chosen by Winthrop students:

Blank Space: White and Heavily Decorated Walls in the Learning Environment.
Gender in Television Toy Advertising Children.
"I Was Blown Up While We Were Eating Cheese": Deconstructing the Hero in A Farewell to Arms.
Synthesis of Small Molecules for Inhibiting Aggregation of Alzheimer's Amyloid- Peptide.

These are just a few titles from the approximately 190 projects that will be displayed, presented and performed at the Third Annual Showcase of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SOURCE) on Friday, April 21, at Winthrop University.

This year's SOURCE showcase features projects from more than 25 departments-including the sciences, English, mass communication, mathematics, history, political science, social work, psychology and more-and includes live performances on the Barnes Recital Hall stage and student work in Rutledge Gallery.

SOURCE celebrates and encourages all facets of undergraduate research, which is considered a "high-impact practice" as identified by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Hosted by University College and the Undergraduate Research Office with the guidance and organizing expertise of Director Robin Lammi, SOURCE includes work from all five academic colleges on campus.

Support students and learn more about a variety of topics at SOURCE. The schedule is as follows:

Noon-2 p.m.
Poster Session I, Gallery Viewing and Reception, Rutledge Building

12:45-2 p.m.

Oral Presentations and Performances Session I, DiGiorgio Campus Center, West Center and Barnes Recital Hall

2:15-4:15 p.m.
Poster Session II and Refreshments, Richardson Ballroom

2:45-4 p.m.
Oral Presentations Session II, DiGiorgio Campus Center and West Center

4:20-5 p.m.
Awards Celebration Honoring Students and Mentors, Richardson Ballroom

You can preview the projects by viewing the program on the Digital Commons.

For more information, contact Robin Lammi at 803/323-4946 or e-mail at You can also visit the Undergraduate Research website.

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