Friday night, May 1st, was the culminating event for the College of Science’s inaugural Science Slam scholarship competition: the Grand Slam. During the event, held in the Johnson Center Atrium, six student researchers gave rousing and often comedic presentations about their research to a lay audience of over 130 in a battle for a $2000 scholarship prize.
The Science Slam competition events allow “students, faculty, and alumni to mingle and learn about the great research being conducted by students in the College of Science” said Kerone Wetter, the advisor of the GMU Science Slam student organization. The student organization is responsible for the logistics of the competition, additional outreach activities, and general body meeting support. (more…)