ICRU's Spring Undergraduate Research Festival, with students presenting their projects and posters to peers

Students Present at ICRU's Spring Undergraduate Research Festival


Students on research teams supported by the PPC presented at the Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF), hosted by the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU).

ICRU's Fall and Spring Research Festivals are held in celebration and recognition of undergraduate researchers' contributions to research, scholarly, and creative work at the University of Iowa. All students involved in mentored research or creative work are invited to present their work at these festivals, with a variety of judges on hand to discuss the students' work and provide feedback.

The following students presented at SURF on March 29:

  • Taylor Maas
    "Understanding Naval Deterrence: Effects of Multilateral Trade on Naval Power and Maritime Disputes"
    Major: Political Science
    Graduation: Spring 2024
    Mentor: Dr. Brian Lai, Department of Political Science
  • Marissa Good; Selveyah Gamblin
    "Visualizing the Flint Water Crisis"
    Majors: Sociology, Political Science, Ethics and Public Policy; Political Science
    Graduations: Spring 2023; Spring 2023
    Mentor: Dr. Louise Seamster, Department of Criminology and Sociology

Find the full list of students and project abstracts here.