About the Conference

UM GradCon - A Graduate Student Research Conference

The UM Graduate Conference (GradCon) was held in the University Center Ballroom on Friday, April 20, 2018. The UM GradCon is interdisciplinary and welcomes presentations from all disciplines and departments.  This year, GradCon has been organized by the UM Graduate and Professional Student Association and graciously sponsored by the Office of Research and Creative Scholarship. The conference was free and open to the public. All members of the UM campus community were encouraged to attend and participate. 

Special "Thanks", to each one of our committee members, judges, presenters, faculty mentors and community participants.  We appreciate each one of you that continue to make this conference great!

Day-of-pic.JPG2018 AWARDEES:
Congratulations to the following "Best of GradCon" Award recipients:

15 minute Oral Presentations - Ranalda Tsosie
Addressing water contamination issues using SPCs and Indigenous knowledge. 

5 minute "Chalk Talks" - Kim Spurzem
Montana: The Last Best Place to Die by Suicide – An evaluation of Montana’s fragmented prevention efforts.   
5 minute "Chalk Talks"  Nicholas Wageling
Exploring the Effect of Sterics and Geometry in Catalyst Design

Posters - Hayley Savage
Is this my great aunt? an analysis of human skeletal remains to construct a biological profile

Visual & Performing Arts - Anne Yoncha
Lag: An Artistic Investigation of Plant Systems

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. - Oscar Wilde