2023 Winners

Congrats to our 2023 Grad Slam winners! 1st place: Brandon Tsai, UCLA 2nd place: Julia Mouat, UC Davis 3rd place: Elissa Monteiro, UC Riverside Audience choice winner: Aneelman Brar, UC Merced

Grad slam watch

Tune in here to Grad Slam! Watch Grad Slam at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 5, and vote for your favorite 3-minute talk.

3.17.23 winners

Congratulations to all our 2023 Grad Slam finalists — the campus contests are complete! Meet the campus winners and tune in here on May 5 to see who will take home the systemwide prize!  

2022 Winners

Congrats to our 2022 Grad Slam winners! 1st place: Justin Lee, UC Berkeley 2nd place: Amanda Quirk, UC Santa Cruz 3rd place: Rachel Sousa, UC Irvine Audience choice winner: Wei Gordon, UCSF


Grad Slam is on! Contests are underway on each campus. Join us right here as the first place campus champions compete to clinch the systemwide prize.

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.


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


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.    


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.  


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.