Watch and vote for your favorites during the UC-wide competition May 4!

Thanks to all who participated and attended the 3rd Annual UC Merced GradSlam! Finals on April 13. Read more about the event and our winners here or watch the performances here.

Campus Champion
Byran Fuhrmann
, Environmental Systems | "The Role of Oxygen in the Fight for Clean Water"

Christine Hoffman, Applied Mathematics | "Perovskite: The New Silicon in Solar Cells" (tie)
Melissa Ricketts, Physics | "Reducing Light Pollution with Nonimaging Optics" (tie)
Kristen Valentine, Quantitative and Systems Biology | A War Within: Finding Balance in the Immune System" (tie)

We hope that everyone will join us in cheering on our Campus Champion during the UC Systemwide Grad Slam at LinkedIn on May 4. Watch with your friends (and snacks!) in the Grad Pad or via webcast here. This year there is a new Audience Favorite option to vote for your favorite competitor. As the smallest UC campus, UC Merced is at a disadvantage...but that hasn't stopped us before! Vote!

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