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Add to Calendar 10/20/2021 04:00 PM 10/20/2021 06:00 PM America/Chicago WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Whitewater

WiSys Quick Pitch is a research-focused student pitch competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and learn how to effectively communicate it to a general audience. Participants have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their ability to explain the value of their research to society. The top presenters win cash prizes and secure a spot in the Quick Pitch State Final.

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Oct 20, 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Location: Hyland Hall 1301
Cost: Free

WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Whitewater

WiSys Quick Pitch is a research-focused student pitch competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and learn how to effectively communicate it to a general audience. Participants have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their ability to explain the value of their research to society. The top presenters win cash prizes and secure a spot in the Quick Pitch State Final. 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

4:00 P.M. Guests and presenters arrive 
Light refreshments and networking
4:10 P.M. Judges orientation
4:20 P.M. Opening remarks 
4:30 P.M. Quick Pitch presentations 
5:30 P.M. Judges deliberate 
5:45 P.M. Winners announced 


PITCHES

  • Angelique Compton, from Psychology, presenting on: “Single Cell IDO expression to study Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (MSCs) potency levels”
  • Aliyah Noh, from Fine Arts, presenting on: “Social Barriers to Sustaining the Artistic Identity into Adulthood”
  • Shalea Carter, from Political Science, presenting on: “Police shootings involving African Americans”
  • Morgan Smarzinski, from Communication Sciences and Disorders, “Vocal training somatosensory responses”
  • Shane Flynn & Jack Schnor, from Computer Science, “Hawk Rover 5G-Beamforming Autonomous Vehicle”
  • Lea Mueller, from Communication Sciences and Disorders, “Hearing Loss in Esports”
  • Alexandra Kestol, from Biology, “Understanding Vocal Cord Dysfunction and How to Treat It”
  • Michael Hendrix, from Chemistry, “Identification of Neutralizing Antibody Response in Early Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Infection”

EVENT CONTACT: Tony Hanson, WiSys Regional Associate