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UO Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Awards: Congratulations to PS senior, Michael McIntosh!

Congratulations to political science major Michael McIntosh, who is one of 5 students to be awarded the Undergraduate Research Award, which recognizes exemplary efforts in research, writing, and use of library resources!

Michael’s winning case study, International Agreement Effectiveness: A Case Study using the 1985 Pacific Salmon Treaty, was created under the faculty supervision of UO’s own professor of political science, Ron Mitchell, whose research interests include environmental politics and international relations.

The UO Libraries Undergraduate Research Awards reward students who demonstrate high-quality academic work and excellent library research skills. Prizes of $1,000 – $1,500 are awarded in the two categories listed below:

1) Single term papers/projects from a 300 level or above course
2) Theses or multi-term papers and projects


  • Paper or project was produced in Winter 2017, Spring 2017, Summer 2017 or Fall 2018.
  • Submissions must have a recommendation submitted online by the course instructor, thesis advisor, or project advisor.
  • Currently enrolled University of Oregon undergraduates or recent graduates only.
  • Single-term projects must be completed for an upper division (300 – 400 level) UO credit course.
  • Theses and multi-term projects must be completed prior to submission and be connected to the UO curriculum.

Award Winners 2016 | Award Winners 2015

Congratulations Michael – we look forward to the success of your upcoming successes!

Awards made possible through the generosity of Barbara Blinco Sparks, Lisa and Jon Stine, and Gretchen and Walt Barger.

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