Master's student Maryellen Tinsley wins award at University Research Day

April 18, 2012

Maryellen TinsleyThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) congratulates Maryellen Tinsley, a Master's of Library Science student, who recently received an award for presenting her research at the 8th annual University Research Day.

Tinsley gave an oral presentation based on research she conducted for her Master's paper. Entitled "Kress Fellows for Applied Research at the Ackland Art Museum: A Case Study of Collaboration," the project was a collaborative effort carried out at the campus museum.
 
Her talk placed third in the Social Sciences Oral Presentation category at University Research Day, which took place on March 26, 2012. Tinsley was one of only six social science researchers campus-wide to be given an award.
 
Sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF), University Research Day provides a venue for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff from all disciplines to share their research with the campus community with the mission of making research conducted at UNC more accessible to a general audience and to encourage undergraduate involvement in the culture of research on campus.