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Paula Damasceno De Oliveira Wins Undergraduate Student Research Award from the University Libraries

Paula Damasceno De Oliveira has made quite an impression during her time at UNCG, and especially in the University Libraries.  Already named the Libraries' Outstanding Student Worker this year, she has capped her spring semester with the Libraries' Undergraduate Research Award as well.

Here are Interim Dean Kathy Crowe's remarks at the recent Student Honors Convocation:

"On behalf of the University Libraries,  I’m delighted to present our Undergraduate Research award.  This award recognizes  outstanding work that demonstrates the ability to locate, select and synthesize information resources and use them in the creation of an original research project.

Our recipient for 2016 is Paula Damasceno De Oliveira, a Media Studies major, for her paper, “Rosebud and Snow Globe: Two Tricks to the Myth-Making of Citizen Kane” which she wrote for an Honors Independent Study.  In her paper Paula explored the construction of the system that Orson Welles created in Citizen Kane based o…