The annual awards recognize exemplary student research projects completed in Hollins courses. These projects showcase:
- Extensive and creative use of the library’s resources.
- The ability to synthesize those resources in completing the project.
- Growth in the student’s research skills.
Jackson was selected the winner in the First-Year/Sophomore category for her research project, Nasser of Egypt and Egypt of Nasser, which was recommended by Associate Professor of History Rachel Nunez.
In the Junior/Senior category, Moore earned the top prize for A Quandary of Errors: The Problem of Innocence in Paradise Lost. Associate Professor of English Julie Pfeiffer recommended the project.
Jackson and Moore will each receive a $250 award. Their work, along with the work of the other finalists, will be featured in the Hollins Digital Commons.