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Plant Biology graduate student and Grad Slam champion Katie Murphy

Plant Bio Grad Student Katie Murphy Named UC Davis Grad Slam Champ

Plant Biology graduate student Katie Murphy is UC Davis' 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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct, and interesting manner. Now in its 5th year, the 2019 UC Davis tournament inspired over 80 participants from UC Davis’ graduate programs.

UC Davis graduate student Lauren Rountree

UC Davis Grad Slam Finalist: Lauren Rountree

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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Lauren Rountree is a graduate student in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership master's program.

UC Davis graduate student Nahrain Rasho

UC Davis Grad Slam Finalist: Nahrain Rasho

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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner.  Nahrain Rasho is a graduate student in the Political Science Ph.D. program.

UC Davis graduate student Stela Petkova

UC Davis Grad Slam Finalist: Stela Petkova

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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Stela Petkova is a graduate student in the Neuroscience program.

UC Davis graduate student Katherine Murphy

UC Davis Grad Slam Finalist: Katherine Murphy

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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Katherine Murphy is a graduate student in the Plant Biology program.

UC Davis graduate student Stacy McCarthy

UC Davis Grad Slam Finalist: Stacy McCarthy

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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Stacy McCarthy is a graduate student in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership program.

UC Davis graduate student Diana Lizarraga with Intro to Data Science Coding Bootcamp students

UC Davis Grad Slam Finalist: Diana Lizarraga

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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Diana Lizarraga is a graduate student in the Educational Leadership (CANDEL) Ed.D. program.

UC Davis graduate student Fatima Hussain

UC Davis Grad Slam Finalist: Fatima Hussain

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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Fatima Hussain is a graduate student in the Chemistry doctoral program.

UC Davis graduate student Riley Hughes

UC Davis Grad Slam Finalist: Riley Hughes

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. Students present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct and interesting manner. Riley Hughes is a graduate student in the Nutritional Biology Ph.D. program.

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