• Poster Presentation Winners
  • Oral Presentation Winners

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Biological and Life

First Place (tie): Nicholas T. Southern; Altamish Daredia; Sarah Sims; Jillian Tinglin

Second Place (tie): Tharon Holdsworth, Angela M. Totoro, and Hannah G. Majors; Kaitlin McLeod

Third Place (tie): Kyrene Villavicencio; McKenzie Foxall


First Place: Drue Benefield

Second Place: Hana Habchi


First Place: Melinda Mueller

Second Place: Alana Baumann

Physical Science

First Place: John Kim and Christian Skinner


First Place: Pratheek Bobba


First Place: Alex Summerlin

Arts and Humanities

First Place: Zoya Ahmed

Social and Behavioral Sciences

First Place: Gopiann Shah and Urmee Podder

Second Place: Caroline Spigner

Service Learning

First Place: Daneka Pettaway, Sophia Ngo, Lola Diaz, Paul Duke, Elisha Mulkey, and Haley Gilliam

Second Place: Kay Williams, Ma'Hogany Lee, and Ebony L. Ellis

Third Place (tie): Carley Blankenship, Lexi Stover, Maria Granados, Alana Murphy, and Melanie Garcia; Kenya Harris, Alexis Reese, and Anissa Carpenter

Works in Progress

First Place: Elizabeth A. Bradley

Second Place: Jordan Barham

Oral Presentations

First Place: Zachary Watson, Melissa Cummins, Bailey Dumlao, Madison Shelby, Elizabeth Bradley, and Kayla Phillips

Second Place: Jaclyn Aida, Parker Rose, Whitman Miller, Alexander Thomas, Daphne Embry, and Linda Lin

Third Place: Callie Walls, Maha Ahmed, Dina Kasman, Eric Latham, Michaela Philip, and Garrett Jebeles


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About the Fall Expo

The Fall Expo showcased the research and service learning work produced by UAB undergraduates and other students in UAB fall research programs, fall REU programs, and other fall opportunities.

The 2018 Fall Expo will be held on December 5th and December 6th in the Hill Student Center.

Schedule: December 5, 2018

fall expo2018Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Event: Student Registration and Judge Registration
Location: Hill Student Center, Outside 3rd Floor Ballrooms

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Event: Oral Presentations
Location: Hill Student Center, Rooms 312-318

Schedule: December 6, 2018

Time: 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Event: Student Registration and Poster Set-up Judge Registration
Location: Hill Student Center Ballrooms

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Event: Keynote Speaker and Faculty Awards
Location: Alumni Theatre

Time: 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Event: Poster Presentations
Location: Hill Student Center Ballrooms

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Event: Award Winners announcements on Social Media and email

Keynote Speaker: Christina Glenn, M.S.

Christina GlennChristina Glenn, M.S., is a doctoral student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the Department of Biostatistics. She is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Al M. Best Biostatistics Teaching Award. Christina is also a Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) Practitioner and her research interests include the impact of active learning strategies on learning outcomes for undergraduate and graduate students as well as the application of statistical methods to mental health data.

Holding teaching certifications in both mathematics and music, Christina has taught middle and high school mathematics in the Birmingham City School system. She is also a classically trained pianist and currently serves as the minister of music at her church.

In her spare time, Christina enjoys volunteering, tutoring, composing music, working on statistical projects, and spending quality time with family and friends. She is also an award-winning toastmaster and maintains a steady speaking schedule in the non-profit world.

Previous Events

2017 Fall Expo

2016 Fall Expo