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Grad Slam 2018 Semifinal Round Schedule


ROUND 1

Mon Apr 16 | 11a-12p
SRB Multipurpose Room

Ali Rahman | ​​Comparative Literature
Digital Rhetoric and Gatekeepers of Knowledge: Islamic Authority in America

Andrea Figueroa-Caballero | ​Communication
Trial by TV: The Effects of News Coverage Linking Undocumented Immigrants with Criminality

Annie Lamontagne | ​Earth Science
Seismicity and Severe Weather: Generation of Seismic Waves by a Tornado

Neil Dolinski | Materials
3D Printing with Color: One Solution, Multiple Materials

Osvaldo Assuncao | Statistics & Applied Probability
Managing Systemic Risk with a Random Network

​Rachel Torres | Environmental Science & Management
The Role of Urban Trees in a Water-Limited Environment

Stephenson Brooks Whitestone | Communication
Authenticity in Eternity: Transgender Identity After Death

Veronica Laos | ​Chemistry
Understanding Neurodegenerative Disorders: One Protein at a Time

ROUND 2
Tue Apr 17 | 3-4p
SRB Multipurpose Room

Amy Anderson | Anthropology
Holes in the Head: The Skeletal Biology of Anemia

Evan Layher | Psychological and Brain Science
Seriously!!! Stop Relying on Your Terrible Memory When Better Decision Strategies Are Available

Jacob Kirksey | Education
Schools as Sanctuaries: Is ICE Raiding the American Dream from Schoolgoing Immigrant-Origin Youth?

Jennifer Walker | ​Mechanical Engineering
The uHammer: Mimicking Traumatic Brain Injury One Cell at a Time

Katie Harrison | Communication
Communicating Resilience During Acute and Chronic Stress

May ElSherif | Computer Science
#NotOkay: Understanding Gender-based Violence in Social Media

Mengya Tao | Environmental Science & Management
A Safer World with Fewer Regrettable Chemicals

Zhiwei Zhang |  Electrical & Computer Engineering
Bring Touch to Virtual Reality

ROUND 3
Wed Apr 18 | 11a-12p
SRB Multipurpose Room

Audrey Abeyta | Communication
Where You At?: The Role of Geospatial Concordance in Assessments of Online Credibility

David Grimsman | Electrical & Computer Engineering
Synergy with Strategy in Submodular Maximization

Erin Winslow | ​​Environmental Science & Management
Coral Community Dynamics: A Mystery in Moorea, French Polynesia

Gregory Gate | Chemistry
Evolution of Life in the Light

Jasmine McBeath | Education
Community-Oriented Making: Engineering Change

Lauren Menzer | ​Environmental Science & Management
KINN: An Assessment of Apparel Toxin Impacts on Human and Environmental Health

Rebecca Baker | English
Cognitive Cyborgs: Minds, Machines, and (Re)Mediated Techno-Cultural Identities in the Post-Millennium

Tatum Katz | Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology
Spatial Epidemiology for Salamanders

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