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The Lamb Prize: Your Academic Call to Adventure

Heed the call. Oppportunity is knocking. For those of you seeking the adventure of prize-winning political science and innovation, the deadline for the 2019 Lamb Prize is swiftly approaching. Applications for the 2019 Prize are due to the Selection Committee … Continue reading

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EXCELLENT CANDIDATES HELP GROW THE PRIZE: REFLECTIONS ON THE HONORABLE MENTION AWARDS

The Bert and Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science will now honor more than just one student. In 2018, the Selection Committee introduced the first ever Honorable Mention Awards. Although not a cash prize, Honorable Mention status secures an important … Continue reading

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2018 AWARD CEREMONY

Zachariah Levitan was recognized at the award ceremony during the President’s Reception at the 2018 meeting of the Western Social Science Association (WSSA) held in San Antonio, TX in April of 2018. His winning paper is entitled “The YouTube Adpocalypse and Adcquisition: Proposing a … Continue reading

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The Lamb Prize Flyer for 2019

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Zachariah Levitan wins the 2018 Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science

Zachariah A. Levitan of Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, SUNY has been awarded the 2018 Lamb Prize, becoming the fourth undergraduate to win this coveted award.  The prize, worth $1,000, plus travel expenses and a … Continue reading

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HONORABLE MENTION: Outstanding Submissions Recognized in 2018

For the first time the 2018 Lamb Prize Selection Committee has recognized two undergraduate papers as deserving of Honorable Mention for the Lamb Prize. Listed as receiving Honorable Mention are: Joshua Lindell, Colorado State University for his submission entitled “Carbon … Continue reading

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Guidance from the Selection Committee

The Selection Committee offers the following guidance for those planning to apply for the Prize and those contemplating making a nomination. Guidance: 1. Students who graduated in the Fall are eligible to apply for the Prize no later than the … Continue reading

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Claire McMorris on the Lamb Prize

Claire McMorris is the Recipient of the 2017 Lamb Prize. In this video she describes her experience as an applicant and winner. “Claire McMorris on the Lamb Prize” provides a quick guide to preparing an application. The Lamb Prize recognizes the … Continue reading

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Claire McMorris Writes About the Importance of Mentoring

 By Claire McMorris I first learned about the Lamb Prize a few years back from my academic advisor at Oregon State University. Knowing how few opportunities there are highlighting undergraduate academic excellence in Political Science, I promised myself, “I’m going … Continue reading

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Claire McMorris Receives the Lamb Prize at the WSSA

Saturday, April 15, 2017 Claire McMorris of Oregon State University received the Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science during the Awards Ceremony of the President’s Reception at the Western Social Science Association  (WSSA) Conference. The annual meeting of … Continue reading

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