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UC Grad Slam tournament, graduate students compete to explain their research in terms that interest, excite and engage the public

Regent Eddie Island was part of a distinguished panel of judges that selected the winners of the event. The tournament highlighted the incredible research being done by graduate students throughout the UC system. Top prize went to Ashley Fong, from UC Irvine, who presented her research "Stem Cells: How to Mend a Broken Heart." 

The University of California is governed by The Regents, a 26-member board, as established under Article IX, Section 9 of the California Constitution.

The current Chairman is Bruce Varner and the Vice Chairman is Fred Ruiz.