College of Basic and Applied Sciences - Scholars Day

  • The 2020 CBAS Scholars Day Poster Exhibition has been moved to a virtual presentation.  All CBAS Scholars Day posters can now be viewed here.

The schedule is as follows:

 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Set-up Posters 
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Judging
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Winners Announced
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. MT Talks

Tables and easels will be provided, but posters should be free standing.  Students can receive awards in three categories, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral. 

Students who would like to be considered for awards should indicate on the form below that they would like to be judged and should plan to remain by their poster from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, when judging will occur.  Note: If you choose "Not Judged" on your registration form, you may not be able to reverse this decision, if you later decide you want your project judged.  This field is used to establish the number of judges needed to judge all entries.

To register for the CBAS Day Poster Session, please register an account and then complete the registration here by March 3rd.  Any questions can be directed to Alyson Lischka at

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Award Winners

Year Level Place Student Department
2018 Undergraduate 1st  Madyson Middleton  Chemistry
2018 Undergraduate 2nd (Tie) Gina Bishara Biology
2018 Undergraduate 2nd (Tie) Muhammad Osama Ali Chemistry
2018 Undergraduate 3rd Xoe Thacker* Biology
2018 Undergraduate 3rd Kayla Thomas* Biology
2018 Undergraduate 3rd Shannon Smith* Biology
2018 Graduate 1st Scott Morton Computational Science
2018 Graduate 2nd (Tie) Conner Olson*A Biology
2018 Graduate 2nd (Tie) Gale Beaubien*A Biology
2018 Graduate 2nd (Tie) Jaylen Sims*A Chemistry
2018 Graduate 2nd (Tie) Andrew Todd*A Biology
2018 Graduate 2nd (Tie) Gale Bearbien*B Biology
2018 Graduate 2nd (Tie) Conner Olson*B Biology
2018 Graduate 2nd (Tie) Keshav Paudel*B Molecular Biosciences
2018 Graduate 2nd (Tie) Bedraj Pandey*B Chemistry
2018 Graduate 3rd (Tie) Arjun Kafle Molecular Biosciences
2018 Graduate 3rd (Tie) Mary Catherine Skolfield* Biology
2018 Graduate 3rd (Tie) Wesley Riley* Biology
2018 Graduate 3rd (Tie) Logan Bowling* Biology
2017 Undergraduate 1st Kirsten Cunningham Biology
2017 Undergraduate 2nd Darcy Tabotabo Biology
2017 Undergraduate 3rd Kayla Conner Chemistry / Biology
2017 Masters 1st Emily Smith Biology
2017 Masters 2nd Rachel Schultz  Geosciences
2017 Masters 3rd Chelsea Harmon Chemistry
2017  Ph.D. 1st Ali Ali Biology
2017  Ph.D. 2nd  Kiran Donthula Biology
2017  Ph.D. 3rd Josh Reid MSE (Biology Education)
2016  Undergraduate 1st Caitlin Chase BAS
2016  Undergraduate 2nd Chelsea Harmon Chemistry
2016  Undergraduate 3rd Yusra Mohammed Biology
2016  Masters 1st James Hayes Biology
2016  Masters 2nd Danielle Baghernejad Math
2016  Masters 3rd Matt Fuller Biology
2016 Ph.D. 1st Anuradha Liyana Pathiranage Chemistry
2016 Ph.D. 2nd Bam Paneru Biology
2016 Ph.D. 3rd Nadin Almosnid Biology