Jacob Chisom of Monticello is among the University of Arkansas at Little Rock student winners of the 2020 Student Research and Creative Works Expo on May 1.

Chisom, a graduate student, won first place for the social science category for “Diffusion of Climate Change Reducing Strategies in Farmers of Southeast Arkansas,” according to a news release.

Students presented more than 150 research and creative works during the premiere student research event. Student projects were judged on the novelty and clarity of their research, the soundness of their methodology, the potential application of their findings, and the student’s ability to explain their project to an expert and lay audience.