UF Student Group Holds First Annual Diversity Graduate Research Symposium

Release Date: March 24 2017

The UF Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO) held the 1st Annual Diversity Graduate Research Symposium on March 22 in the Reitz Union with sponsorship from the College of Medicine Biomedical Sciences Diversity Committee, the Graduate School, and the Office of Graduate Minority Programs.

The goal of the day, according to BGSO, was to showcase the outstanding quality and diversity of graduate-level research at UF. The symposium included both oral and poster presentations by UF graduate students from biological sciences, social sciences, humanities, computer science, engineering, math and physical sciences programs.

The UF Graduate School would like to congratulate both BGSO on an excellent first symposium and day's winners:

Oral Presentations

Biological Sciences: Nikea Pittman
Social Sciences/Humanities: Tyeshia Redden
Engineering/Math/Physical Sciences: Mythreyi Unni

Poster Presentations

Biological Sciences:
Tied for First Place - Ghadeer Dawwas
Tied for First Place - Raele Robison

Social Sciences/Humanities:
1st Place - Kelli Selwyn
2nd Place - Emi Lenes

Engineering/Math/Physical Sciences
1st Place - Nalini Kumar
2nd Place - Allison Goins