This spring, the Alumni Council's Committee on Academic Programs for Alumni (CAPA) recognized and showcased the work of three distinguished graduate students with the 2016 Emerging Alumni Scholars Award Program. This annual presentation is designed to share with alumni some of the best doctoral research being conducted at the University and is generously supported by Labyrinth Books.

View each scholar's video presentation by selecting the corresponding link below.

The 2016 Emerging Alumni Scholars Award Recipients are:

Thomas Bartlett, Molecular Biology

Dissertation Title: The Form and Function of Curvature in Vibrio Cholerae

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Amanda Hurley, Molecular Biology

Dissertation Title: Activation of Vibrio Cholerae Quorum Sensing to Manipulate Virulence

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Lori Tunstall, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dissertation Title: The Surfactant's Role in Concrete Frost Protection

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Video Archive

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

2016 Semi-Finalists

View the introduction videos from the 2016 semi-finalists.