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Plant biology graduate student Katie Murphy wins the grand prize at the UC Davis grad slam finals

Plant Bio Grad Student Katie Murphy of UC Davis Wins Systemwide Grad Slam

Plant Biology graduate student Katie Murphy has been named the UC 2019 Grad Slam champion. UC Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience. 

Team Graduate School: Project Helps Prospective Students See Themselves in a Ph.D. Program

On April 6, the University of California, Davis hosted the California Forums for Diversity in Graduate Education. The forums help promote a positive campus climate and social justice in higher education for advanced undergraduates and master’s candidates who belong to groups that are currently underrepresented in doctoral-level programs. During this day-long event, Davis hosted 1,400 prospective doctoral students from all over Northern California that included 28 workshops and panels and 200 graduate school recruiting tables.