Content Tagged with: Grad Slam

Self-talk helps Highlander take third place at UC Grad Slam

On May 3, UC Riverside doctoral student Shannon Brady competed in the 2024 UC Grad Slam, a system-wide contest that challenges graduate students to showcase their research in engaging presentations of three minutes or less. Out of 10 presentations, Brady’s psychology research “Thinking out Loud: Is Self-talk a Secret to Success?” took third place...

By Malinn Loeung |

Poop lagoons, not-so-mysterious military deaths, and child-like self-talk

Nine Highlander Ph.D. candidates presented their research dissertations for a chance at $5,000 at the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts in downtown Riverside on April 8 at the 10th annual UC Riverside Grad Slam Finals. Grad Slam is a University of California-wide speaking competition in which graduate students describe their research in...

By Malinn Loeung |

UCR student wins third place in UC Grad Slam 2023

For her first time competing in Grad Slam, UC Riverside student Elissa Monteiro ended up going far. A doctoral student in school psychology, Monteiro last week won third place in UC Grad Slam 2023, an annual contest in which graduate students are judged on how well they communicate their research to a general audience in three minutes or less. The...

By Imran Ghori |

Grad Slam 2023 holds first in-person competition open to public since COVID-19

Executive functioning skills are essential for organization, goal planning, and time management. It is also a major issue for people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. Although tools are being developed to help with things like time management, children can go undiagnosed. Elissa Monteiro wants to change that. Monteiro’s...

By Julia Woock |

Music researcher tangos to the top of UCR’s Grad Slam 2020

The winner will pitch his project studying music and race in Argentina at the UC-wide finals May 8

By Holly Ober |