UGA Libraries Capturing Science
Explain a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concept to a broader audience using any medium of your choice.
A virtual reality app that presents recent advances in the study of human microbiomes.
Works of science journalism or creative non-fiction that help us understand the nuances of game theory.
A board game that explains search engine algorithms.
A podcast that teaches listeners how to build their own quantum computer.
5:00pm, November 27, 2017
Prizes will be awarded in two separate categories for Undergraduate and Graduate students.
1st Prize Graduate: $500
2nd Prize Graduate: $250
1st Prize Undergraduate: $500
2nd Prize Undergraduate: $250
All currently-enrolled UGA students are eligible. Students may submit works used for other class assignments.
Submissions will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
Clarity of expression
Appeal to a broad audience
All formats are encouraged! Possible formats and genres may include but are NOT limited to:
videos & film
board & role-playing games
apps & software
curricula & lesson plans
quilting & textiles
visual art & photography
toys and learning objects
How to Submit
1. Please prepare a cover letter (PDF) that includes your name, year in school, major, the title of your submission, and a 200-300 word description of your submission.
2. Send the cover letter and your contest submission to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm on November 27, 2017.
3. All entries will be posted online and showcased in a library exhibit. Please contact us in advance if you have concerns about your work being publicly available.
Please contact us to arrange for the submission of large or non-standard formats. Examples of non-standard formats include media that require specific hardware/software to play, or physical objects that require storage and special care.