This spring, the Alumni Council's Committee on Academic Programs for Alumni (CAPA) will recognize and showcase the work of three distinguished graduate students with the 2014 Emerging Alumni Scholars Award Program. This annual recognition and presentation is designed to share with alumni some of the best doctoral research being conducted at the University.

This year, for the first time, you can view the honorees' presentations LIVE on Friday, May 23, 2014 through our livestream webcast. Tune in that afternoon at 4:00 p.m. ET to see the following three Emerging Alumni Scholars present their work and take questions.

View each scholar's video introduction by selecting the corresponding image or name below.

The 2014 Emerging Alumni Scholars Award Recipients are:

Hannah-Louise Clark, History of Science

Presentation Title: Doctoring the Bled: Medical Auxiliaries, Therapeutic Modernities, and the Administration of Rural Life in Colonial Algeria

Jennifer Peterson, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Presentation Title: More than Just Carriers: How Chagas Disease Affects the Insect that Spreads it

Daniel Quinn, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Presentation Title: Should Swimming Robots be Flexible?

Video Archive

Please visit the Emerging Alumni Scholars video archive to view research presentations by past years' honorees.