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2022-2023 Library Award for Student Research Excellence Now Accepting Applications


November 1, 2022


The Abrescy-Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence is now accepting applications from undergraduate students through January 31, 2023. Read more...

2021-2022 Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence Awardees Announced
Author: Olivia Olivares


May 16, 2022


This year, the Abrescy-Kranich Library Award was awarded to Brandon Cooper and Madelyn Lara, both Class of 2022.

Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence
Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence Accepting Undergrad Applications Starting December 1


November 29, 2021


Beginning December 1 all eligible undergraduate students can apply for one of two $500 awards for excellence in research and using library resources effectively. The application period will close on January 31, 2022.

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2019-2020 Winners of the Library Award for Student Research Excellence


April 30, 2021


Due to Covid-19, the announcement of the 2019-2020 awardees of the Library Award for Student Research Excellence was delayed. Please join us in congratulating the past year's winners...

2020-2021 Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence Winners Announced


April 30, 2021


We are pleased to announce the winners of this year's Library Award for Student Research Excellence!

The Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence is Now Open for Undergraduate Applicants


December 3, 2020


The Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence is now accepting applications for undergraduate students through January 25, 2021.

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Applications are Open for the Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence


November 13, 2019


Undergraduate students are welcome to submit an application for the Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence. The application deadline is January 24, 2020.

Students Honored for Excellent Use of Library Resources


May 22, 2019


Long hours spent using the library’s print and digital resources are often a hallmark of a college student’s academic career. For Marisela Padilla Alcala and Sarah Lee, time spent in the library resulted in being named recipients of the Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence.

The award — Padilla Alcala and Lee received $500 each — recognizes students who demonstrate effective use of library and information resources, as well as an understanding of the research process and growth in research practices. As part of the application process, students submitted recent research papers or projects, as well as reflective essays on their research process and how the experience has changed and advanced their practices for future use.

“The Abrescy and Kranich Library Scholarship means a couple things to me,” Lee said. “First, as a first-generation student who has concerns about my ability to be an academic, winning was...

Library Award Reception


April 2, 2019


Please join us to celebrate the recipients of the 2019 Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence:

 

Sarah Lee

Marisela Padilla Alcala

 

Friday, April 5, 2019

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

KL 355

Light refreshments will be provided.

 

The Abrescy and Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence was established in 2017 to recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate the effective use of library and information resources, an understanding of the research process, and growth in research practices.

Abrescy and Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence


November 1, 2018


The Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award was established in 2017 to recognize outstanding undergraduate research at UC Merced. The award recognizes students who demonstrate effective use of library and information resources, as well as an understanding of the research process and growth in research practices. A committee of faculty and librarians will review applications and select awardees. A total of $1,000 will be awarded each year; no more than two awards of $500 each will be awarded in a given year.

All student applicants must be currently enrolled as undergraduates at UC Merced and be in good standing with the University (2.0 GPA). Students can submit applications for work produced individually or by a team. Projects or papers may be in another language, but all accompanying materials, including the reflective essay, must be in English. Students applying for the award must contact the...

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