Date published: 4/27/2017

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian and Teresa Nguyen on being this year’s UCLA Grad Slam first and second place winners respectively. This year, 70 students representing 38 areas of study participated in the competition.

Leslie’s presentation was titled “Making Mental Health Treatment More Engaging and Accessible.” Her academic advisor is Bruce Chorpita.

Teresa’s presentation was titled “Marriage: Why Do Some Last While Others Fail?” Her academic advisor is Tom Bradbury.

Leslie will travel to San Francisco on May 4 to compete against the champions from the other nine UC campuses in the UC Grad Slam. The competition will be streamed online beginning at 10:30am at