Since 1998, the Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries has sponsored the Maria Dittman Library Research Competition , 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 thousands of students library research skills.
Submissions from 2014
Racism in The Hole Book, Emily Butler
Submissions from 2013
Hwang Jini: An Examination of Life as a Joseon Kisaeng, Kayley Edgin
The Influence of Cytokines on Obesity-Associated Pain, Stacy Stolzman
Submissions from 2012
Virginia Pomeroy: A Public Defender’s Story, Kathryn Jackan
The Disadvantages of a Disparate Health Care System: A Spatial Analysis, Anne C. Richmond
Submissions from 2011
Opt-In or Opt-Out?, Rachel Bernstein
The Origins of Modern International Chemical Weapons Law, Albert H. Rivero
Submissions from 2010
Fun, Fun, Fun Till the Waters Take the Beaches Away, Briana Ellis
Quel Horreur!: Violence in Reformation France, Christopher M. McFadin