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SJSU Grad Slam 2024

Grad Slam 2024 was a success! Congratulations to our winners: Jennifer Benbow, First Place; Timothy Tan, Second Place; and Shruthi Srinivasan, Audience Choice.

Watch the 2024 Event Recording

What is Grad Slam?

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Grad Slam: Where SJSU’s brightest minds tackle the world’s toughest problems. In Grad Slam, graduate students compete in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, and are scored on their ability to communicate their impactful, and innovative research, scholarship, or creative activity.

See what Grad Slam is all about!

SJSU Grad Slam 2024 Event Details

Learn more about the 2024 Grad Slam event, the competitors and the judges.

Visit the Grad Slam 2024 Event Website!

Benefits of Participating in Grad Slam

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Grad Slam allows students to develop their presentation skills, receive a copy of their presentation, gain professional development opportunities, and build connections. The three winners receive cash prices: First Place: $1,200, Second Place: $800, Audience Choice: $500.

The 2024 Grad Slam Winners

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First Place

Jennifer Benbow

Bioinformatics, M.S.

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Second Place

Timothy Tan

Materials Engineering, M.S.

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Audience Choice

Shruthi Srinivasan                

Biomedical Engineering, M.S.  

Past Grad Slam Information

Grad Slam Archive

The Grad Slam Archive is where you can find past event information, such as event and past winner recordings, and information about our past judges.

Visit the Grad Slam Archive

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