Cheer on UCSB champion in system-wide Grad Slam competition on May 3

by Shawn Warner, Director of Professional Development
Saturday, April 28, 2018 2:38 PM

​This week, UCSB will send its 2018 Grad Slam champion, ​Mengya Tao from the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, up to San Fransisco to compete against 9 other UC finalists ​in the 4th annual UC systemwide Grad Slam tournament on Thursday, May 3, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

And it's not just ​bragging rights that are ​at stake: the grand prize winner will receive $5,000, with $2,000 and $1,000 prizes for the runners-up. There will also be a People's Choice vote, and the winner of that will receive $1,000 – so be sure to tune in to the live-stream coverage of the event and vote for ​Mengya! Voting will be open for approximately 20 minutes immediately following the talks. More information on how to view and vote will be available here once the competition starts.

Check out the Facebook event here, read more about what's in store, and tune in on Thursday for what is sure to be a fun and engaging event!