Two Comm Grad Students Presenting at the 2016 Grad Slam

Event Date: 

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 11:00am to Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

Two of the Department’s graduate students are contestants for this year's Grad Slam. Mark your calendar to support them in their preliminary rounds. A supportive crowd makes a real difference and you can cast your vote for the People's Choice Award. If you've never been to a Grad Slam, you are in for a REAL treat!

Samantha Coveleski:  "Heavy Issues in Weight Communication"; Monday, April 4th, 11:00-12:00. ESB 1001

Abel Gustafson:  "Good Intentions, Bad Effects: Cumulative Advantage in Science Communication"; Wednesday, April 6th, 3:00-4:00, McCune Conference room

Launched in 2013, Grad Slam is an award-winning campus-wide competition for the best three-minute talk by a graduate student. Students present the central points of their project in a clear, direct, and interesting manner for a diverse audience comprised of students, faculty, and community members.

For more information, see http://www.gradpost.ucsb.edu/top-stories/top-stories-article/2016/03/02/grad-slam-2016