Graduate Research Symposium 2017 Winners

Graduate Research Symposium 2017 Winners: Jay Arms, Sara Nasab, Hamutahl Cohen, Mecaila Smith in front of Vice Provost and Dean Tyrus Miller, Nicole VanderMeer, and Helen Holmlund (Sarah Lindley not pictured)

Chancellor’s Award for best overall presentation, $500
Sarah Lindley, Physical and Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Optimizing Photothermal Therapy of Oral Cancer with Hollow Gold Nanospheres

Sarah Lindley and Tyrus Miller

Division of Graduate Studies Dean’s Award for runner-up best overall presentation, $250
Hamutahl Cohen, Social Sciences, Environmental Studies
Urbanization influences bee-microbe interactions

Hamutahl Cohen, Division of Graduate Studies Dean’s Award winner for runner-up best overall presentation, $250

Arts Division Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate
Jay Arms, Music
Experimentalism and American Gamelan: Gamelan Son of Lion and the Internationalization of Indonesian Arts

Jay Arms, Arts Division Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate

Baskin School of Engineering Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate
Sara Nasab, Statistics and Applied Mathematics
New inertia-driven instabilities in particle-laden flows

Sara Nasab, Baskin School of Engineering Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate

Humanities Division Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate
Nicole VanderMeer, History
“A Word to the Commercially Wise”: Mark Twain, the Hawaiian Landscape, and the Narrative Mapping of Imperial Desire in American Print Culture, 1866-1908

Nicole VanderMeer, Humanities Division Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate

Physical and Biological Sciences Division Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate
Helen Holmlund, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ferns living on the edge: Differential traits for survival during California’s drought

Helen Holmlund, Physical and Biological Sciences Division Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate

Social Sciences Division Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate
Mecaila Smith, Education
Thinking about Learning in College

Mecaila Smith, Social Sciences Division Dean’s Award, $100 Bay Tree Bookstore gift certificate