Top research honors for Cal State L.A. at CSU student competition
History, psychology majors garner first-place awards of $500 each
About 200 students from 22 California State Universities convened at Cal State L.A. May 1-2 to showcase their achievements in research, scholarship and creative activities at the 23rd annual CSU Student Research Competition.
Impressing the jurors with their presentations, Cal State L.A. psychology major Victor A. Cazares and history major Daniel Pierce garnered first-place honors—Cazares in behavioral and social sciences and Pierce in humanities and letters.
Additionally, presentations by mechanical engineering major Sara Esparza and music major Hainu Tan received second-place honors.
For a group photo of all Cal State L.A. participants, click here.
Hosted on the CSULA campus for the first time, the CSU competition is held annually to recognize and encourage excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity throughout the 23 CSU campuses.
- Annual CSU Student Research Competition:
- Competition Program and Schedule (open with Acrobat Reader):
- Press release:
- Cal State L.A.’s Department of Psychology:
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- Cal State L.A.’s Office of Research and Development:
- Cal State L.A.’s Office of Graduate Studies and Research: