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2022 Graduate Research Symposium Winners Announced

March 31, 2022

group shot of research symposium winners

The 8th annual Graduate Research Symposium featured an impressive 80 submissions for the event held on March 16, 2022. 

Graduate students presented their research, scholarly work, or projects in either oral presentations, where presenters have 10 minutes to discuss their research, and poster sessions which highlights a condensed version of the presenter’s completed or in-progress work. Some presented in both Winners from each academic category received $1,000. 

The keynote speaker, Dr. Mustafa Mashal, associate professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, closed the event with words of encouragement to students. He gave practical advice on how to continue to network and research at further symposiums. If you would like to see his full keynote speech you can do so at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQDjiT2nhxk

Oral Presentation winners:

Biological & Natural Sciences, Josh Lingbloom; Business, Economics & Public Administration,  Pedro Mena; Education, Learning & Training, Bailey Dann; Engineering, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, N. Evelin Paucar; Health, Nutrition & Clinical Sciences, Mackenzie Gustafson; Humanities, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Mel Anderson 

Poster Session winners:

Biological & Natural Sciences, Rebecca Hazard; Business, Economics & Public Administration,Rana Mazumder; Education, Learning and Training, Rifat Ara Tasnim; Engineering, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Shovan Chowdhury; Health, Nutrition & Clinical Sciences, Arina Ranjit; Humanities, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Megan Bigham

The Graduate Research Symposium (GRS) began in Spring 2015 to allow graduate students the opportunity to present their scholarly work, research, and ideas in a conference format. The GRS helps graduate students prepare for discipline-related conferences, thesis/dissertation defenses, and discussing their academic pursuits with the community. 

For future Graduate School events including the fall 3- Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, visit https://www.isu.edu/graduate/student-events/



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