Best of GradCon Awards

The Research and Creative Scholarship Fund (RCSF) will be offering cash awards for those chosen as the "Best of GradCon" in the following categories: 
Oral Presentations - STEM & Social Sciences/Humanities
Poster Presentations - STEM & Social Sciences/Humanities
Performing & Visual Arts Presentations (includes Creative Writing)

Visit the Call for Submissions page for more information on the awards criteria.

Congratulations to all our 2020 "Best of GradCon" Conference award recipients. Each recipient was honored with a certificate and cash award.

(Pictured L-R: Scott Whittenburg, Vice President for Research and Creative Scholarship, Shane Lutz, Sanober Mirza, Evelyn Schwartz, Ashby Kinch, Associate Dean of the UM Graduate School, Katherine Baca and Julia Goar.)

2020 Best of GradCon Award Winners

Student(s) Subject Area Project Title
Sanober Mirza Oral Presentations - Humanities & Social Sciences Understanding large-landscape conservation and global networks of practitioners
Katherine Baca Oral Presentations - STEM Three-Dimensional Geometric Morphometric Sex Determination of the Human Pubic Bone
Julia Goar Poster Presentations -Humanities & Social Sciences Investigating Childhood Stunting and Malnutrition Outcomes in Sukadana and Simpang Hilir, Indonesia
Evelyn Schwartz Poster Presentations - STEM Chiral Effects on Nonactate-scaffold based Antibiotic Activity
Shane Lutz Visual & Performing Arts As Much for Your Sake: Gay History in Performance