Maria Dittman Research Award: Home

Winners for 2015!

Undergraduate category:

Winner: Kimberly Baker

Project title: "Bursting the Marquette Bubble"

Professor: Dr. Jenn Fishman

Course: ENGL 3210 – Writing Practices and Processes, fall 2014

Graduate / professional category:

Winner: Christopher Sundberg

Paper title: "Physiological and Self-Report Instruments to Measure Fatigue in Older Adults"

Professor: Dr. Donna McCarthy

Course: HEAL 8018 – Advanced Measurement in Health Care, fall 2014

Maria Dittman Library Research Competition

Maria DittmanSince 1998, the Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries has sponsored a research/term paper competition to recognize the importance of effective library research.

The competition honors librarian Maria Dittman, who served the MU community for over 25 years and was responsible for teaching library research skills to thousands of students.

The Research Competition awards $200 prizes in each of two categories: 

–    Undergraduate
–    Graduate-professional.

Prizes are awarded annually each April.

To learn more, see the competition guidelines.  See also examples of past winning entries.

To make contributions to the Dittman Fund, please contact the Library Dean's Office at (414) 288-7214.