Update 3.18.20

Grad Slam is retooling to comply with new guidelines for limiting the spread of covid-19. Please check with your grad division for more information.  In the meantime, wash your hands and stay healthy out there.

5.15.19

Congrats to our 2019 Grad Slam winners! 1st place: Katie Murphy, UC Davis 2nd place: David Wu, UC San Francisco 3rd place: Rachel Harbeitner, UC Santa Cruz Audience choice winner: Anh Diep, UC Merced

2.22.19

Grad Slam 2019 is on! On March 4, UC Riverside will be the first campus to name a Grad Slam champion. Keep up with the latest winners and upcoming contest dates, and check out talks from last year’s campus champs.    

4.27.18

It’s the final countdown! Tune in May 3 at 10:30 to see who will take home the Slammy. Watch the livestream and cast your vote for audience favorite.  

4.23.18

Congrats to UC Santa Barbara’s Mengya Tao, who snagged first prize on her campus with her talk on a new screening tool to test new chemicals for toxic effects. UC Riverside hosts its campus contest today.

4.13.18

Congrats to Portia Mira at UC Merced and¬†Nicholas Root at UC San Diego for capturing the first place prize on their campus. Can’t wait to see what they’ve got to show us at the final contest.  

Update 4.12.18

Good luck to UC Merced and UC San Diego students competing today for their campus Grad Slam title! Who will take home the trophy?  

Update 3.2.20

UC Grad Slam 2020 kicks off with its first campus champion! Physics and Astronomy grad student Rebecca Riley talked theoretical particle physics to take home UC Irvine’s trophy.