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Alfred Maurice Prize

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The Maurice Undergraduate Initiative challenges you to:

  • Identify a problem that matters to you.
  • Approach problem-solving in a way that demonstrates your creativity, innovation, and collaboration with others—even if you don’t solve the problem.
  • Tell us what you learned about yourself and your abilities, what you learned about the problem, and what you think your project shows us about your own “art of living”.


We'll reward the project that demonstrates the 'deepest learning' with $5000.



Read all guidelines under the tabs above and submit the "Intent to Participate" statement by October 25th.

Come to our information session Tuesday, October 15th, 4-5 pm in MNB 103 to find out more.


For more information, come to our open house on October 15th from 4-5pm in MNB 103 or contact Dr. Breeann Flesch



Dr. Breeann Flesch 503-838-9489 | or e-mail:

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