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Grad Slam Past Winners

2020 UC Merced Grad Slam Campus Champion

Congratulations to Our 2020 Campus Champion Boe Mendewala!

Congratulations to Our Top 10 2020 Grad Slam Finalists! Watch their video submissions.

Dean Zatz, Associate Dean Kello, and the Graduate Division staff would like to congratulate the finalists and all participants. Communicating your research in three minutes is not easy, and we know that preparing for the competition takes lot of time and effort. We are proud of all the contestants!


2019 UC Merced Grad Slam Campus Champion and

UCOP People's Choice Winner

UC Merced Champion Anh Diep at UCOP GradSLAM! pictured with (from left to right) Associate Dean Chris Kello, Anh Diep, Dr. Jane Binger, 

Vice Provost and Graduate Dean Marjorie Zatz

Anh Diep

Quantitative and Systems Biology

Video Presentation - UCOP Finals

 


2018 UC Merced Grad Slam  Campus Champion and UCOP Third Place Winner

UC Merced Champion Portia Mira at UCOP GradSLAM! pictured with (from left to right) Associate Dean Chris Kello, Dr. Jane Binger, Portia Mira, 

Vice Provost and Graduate Dean Marjorie Zatz, Andres Mira and faculty advisor Miriam Barlow

Portia Mira

Quantitative and Systems Biology

Video Presentation - UCOP Finals

 


2017 UC Merced Grad Slam Campus Champion

 

UC Merced Champion Byran Fuhrmann pictured with Vice Provost and Graduate Dean Marjorie Zatz and

runners-up Melissa Ricketts, Kristen Valentine and Christine Hoffman

Byran Fuhrmann

Environmental Systems

Video Presentation - UCOP Finals

 

Christine Hoffman

Applied Mathematics

Video Presentation - UC Merced Finals

 

Melissa Ricketts

Physics

Video Presentation - UC Merced Finals

 

Kristen Valentine

Quantitative and Systems Biology

Video Presentation - UC Merced Finals

 


2016 UC Merced Grad Slam Campus Champion

 

  

UC Merced Champion Arturo Durazo pictured with

Vice Provost and Graduate Dean, Marjorie Zatz

Arturo Durazo

Psychological Sciences

Video Presentation


2015 UC Merced Grad Slam Campus Champion

  

UC Merced Champion Nate Bogie (center) pictured with

runners-up Joannee Zumkehr (right) and Holly Rus (left).

Nathaniel Bogie

Environmental Systems

Video Presentation