Independent research represents one of the highest achievements of undergraduate student learning both for students and faculty. Completing serious, high-quality research requires critical thinking, analysis, and creativity. Recognizing these qualities builds leadership and promotes excellence. Full-time faculty who have published or presented their work with undergraduates are welcome to apply.
Award candidates will have established an outstanding record of research as shown by:
(a) obtaining funding that includes student participation,
(c) presenting their work with undergraduate coauthors.
Additionally, they will have shown evidence of reaching out to diverse populations and bringing research type activities into the classroom. Faculty winning this award will stand out as role models and leaders at Penn State Brandywine. This award is presented to an outstanding faculty member for his or her involvement in undergraduate research at Penn State Brandywine.