Grad Slam 2021 Finals and Themed Award Results

Submitted on April 10, 2021

    Grad Slam 2021 Grand Prize Award Winners, sponsored by the University of Arizona Office of Research Innovation and Impact

    • 1st Place, $3,000: Marwan Abduljawad, Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
    • 2nd Place, $2,000: Ashley Guest, Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program, College of Medicine
    • 3rd Place, $1,000: Adrienne Kinney, Applied Mathematics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, Graduate College
    • All non-placing finalists will receive $500 each, funded through support from Arizona Humanities and the Graduate and Professional Student Council

    The Finalists for Grad Slam 2021, in presentation order, were:

    • Emmy Tisdel, School of Music, College of Fine Arts
    • Adrienne Kinney, Applied Mathematics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, Graduate College
    • Paula Ugalde, School of Anthropology, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Marwan Abduljawad, Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
    • Madeline Gauthier, Physiological Sciences Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, Graduate College
    • Ashley Guest, Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program, College of Medicine

    Grad Slam 2021 Themed Award Winners as determined by reviews of the Preliminary Round Videos by the award sponsors

    • Best College of Science Student Presenter, $1,000: Austin Cruz, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of Science
    • Arizona Institutes for Resilience Best Environmental Presentation, $1,000: Adrienne Kinney, Applied Mathematics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, Graduate College
    • Best College of Education Student Presenters, $250 each: Celeste Atkins, Higher Education, and James McKenzie, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies

     

    Videos of the finals and the semifinals will be posted to the Grad Slam Videos page before end of April.