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An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present. Their time limit… 3 minutes.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 — 1:00 p.m. PDT — The Spark


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The 2023 Starting Lineup.

[In order of presenting. Click on each for more info on them and their research.]

Kiely Yonce

Carson College of Business

Samodya Jayasinghe

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
Plant Pathology

Johana Thomas Zapata

College of Education
Mathematics and Science Education

Alexa Lambros

College of Arts and Sciences

Chia-Hui Chen

College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Molecular Medicine

Benjamin Stuart Morledge-Hampton

College of Veterinary Medicine
Molecular Biosciences

Devon McCornack

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
Engineering Science

Austin Gluth

WSU Tri-Cities
Biological Systems Engineering

Elizabeth Thompson

WSU Vancouver

This year’s judges

We thank them for their time!

Elizabeth Chilton

WSU Provost and Executive Vice President
WSU Pullman Chancellor

Dawn Daniels

Assistant Chief
WSU Police Department

Dean Hare

WSU Marketing & Communications

Kim Holapa

WSU Associate Vice Chancellor
External Relations and Strategic Initiatives

Jake Opgenorth

Pullman Police Department

Kanale Rhoden

Internal Communication Specialist
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)

Ryan Scharnhorst

Assistant Chief
Pullman Fire Department

Kirk Schulz

Kirk Schulz
Washington State University

Noel Schulz

Noel Schulz
Science Writer
WSU Marketing & Communications

Sara Zaske

Science Writer
WSU Marketing & Communications

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